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Windows 7: compatibility help

25 Jan 2010   #1
cdev88

windows 7 starter
 
 
compatibility help

i was just wondering if anybody could help me with a compatibility issue im having on my hp netbook running windows7 starter. I was trying to open a program for a class on my netbook and the program won't start. I don't receive any error messsages the cursors just shows loading but nothing ever comes. it has worked on computers running on xp but it seems theres just some issue with windows 7.


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25 Jan 2010   #2
severedsolo

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

have you tried compatibility mode? right click, troubleshoot compatibility, (may have to run as administrator too)
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25 Jan 2010   #3
jfar

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

Hi try this and see does it help.

Compatibility Modehttp://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/316-compatibility-mode.html?ltr=C
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