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Windows 7: Compatibility mode does not work???

30 Jan 2009   #1
ehex

Windows 7 build 7057
 
 
Compatibility mode does not work???

when i try to run programs in compatibility mode I got "[program name] has stopped working" and then error "The application failed to initialize properly (0xc0000005), click OK to terminate the application."

Sorry for my bad English




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30 Jan 2009   #2
garysgold

Vista Ult 64 bit Seven Ult RTM x64
 
 

Hello ehex,

Welcome to the Seven Forums.

When you try compatibility mode, have you tried checking the 'run as admin.' box at the bottom. This often helps. Also is this a program that you have installed on your computer or is it an installation program? I do all of my installations with the run as admin. checked. Seems to save me a lot of problems later on. Just don't do that with downloaded software until you have run Virus scans etc. on the file.

Please keep us posted.

Gary
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30 Jan 2009   #3
ehex

Windows 7 build 7057
 
 

I have checked run as admin but it does not work.
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30 Jan 2009   #4
darkassain

Windows 7 Ult x64(x2), HomePrem x32(x4), Server 08 (+VM), 08 R2 (VM) , SuSe 11.2 (VM), XP 32 (VM)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ehex View Post
I have checked run as admin but it does not work.
yea same here....
this is a problem with Winodows 7
the best we can do is send feedback...
im searching for an anwser too...
the thing is that these applications work for vista and 7 without compatibility mode but crashes once i set it.... (well for me, running it with admin mode...ect still crashes it)
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31 Jan 2009   #5
mathewgx

vista
 
 

I had this problem too. I think it has to do with the removal of the beta windows version on screen. So , i did a fresh install , without removing thw windows version this time and everything works fine.

I'm not sure that this caused the problem , can you confirm that you used the above "trick" ?
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31 Jan 2009   #6
darkassain

Windows 7 Ult x64(x2), HomePrem x32(x4), Server 08 (+VM), 08 R2 (VM) , SuSe 11.2 (VM), XP 32 (VM)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mathewgx View Post
I had this problem too. I think it has to do with the removal of the beta windows version on screen. So , i did a fresh install , without removing thw windows version this time and everything works fine.

I'm not sure that this caused the problem , can you confirm that you used the above "trick" ?
this is a plain vanilla install (no "tricks" involved...)

have a few browsers (chrome betas + minefield x64 and x86 betas) Office americas army messenger klite WAIK Catalyst beta Orca Vlite icon extractor uni extract logon studio 3ds Max Design notepad ++ programers notepad and a few decompilers....
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31 Jan 2009   #7
Mark

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Yes I can confirm when I used the remove Watermark Patch I was getting the same error, lucky for me I was able to undo the damage with a system restore, So basically if you don't want to have compatibility mode then go ahead and use your patches, otherwise leave it alone.
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24 Apr 2009   #8
timecatcher

Windows 7
 
 

Getting the same issue hmmm, maybe I will return to windows vista as it seemed to work fine when I had it :P, Plus im missing the dreamscene features.

Timecatcher.
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24 Apr 2009   #9
Digger

XP/win7 x86 build 7127
 
 

all of this because of a removal of a watermark??

Gee... if any of the car manufacturers GAVE me a car to drive for free, i would gladly drive around with their logo or whatever on the car... no big issue that i can see with a small watermark in the corner that can be hid with a gadget if you are THAT freaked out about a watermark, lol
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25 Apr 2009   #10
timecatcher

Windows 7
 
 

Im not freaked out by it, it just makes everything look messy imo.

Timecatcher. Plus I never use it because you would probably need around 100 000 people to click submitting the same issue.
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