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Windows 7: Compatibility Mode

26 Oct 2010   #50
wingGer

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Hi together!

I got a general question about the XP Mode capabilities.

What I actually have to do is to create some special applications using a Win7 OS while those apps also have to be used on Windows XP OS.

Since I am not sure if everything that works well on Win7 would also work on Windows XP I was thinking to use the XP Mode for that. Which means at least I would like to run some application test for Windows XP applications on my XP Mode.

What do you think about that? Is that possible? Would I see any mistakes or troubles which would appear on Windows XP OS on my XP mode, too?

Thank you a lot in advance for any answers!


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26 Oct 2010   #51
sygnus21

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by wingGer View Post
Since I am not sure if everything that works well on Win7 would also work on Windows XP I was thinking to use the XP Mode for that. Which means at least I would like to run some application test for Windows XP applications on my XP Mode.
Yes, you could do as you describe with XP mode.

Look through this - Windows Virtual PC: Home Page
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27 Oct 2010   #52
wingGer

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Hi sygnus21,

thank you for this answer and the link. That's where I already was looking for such answers...

I wonder what is the difference between a XP Mode and an usual VM Ware Work Station where I could also use my Windows XP?
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27 Oct 2010   #53
sygnus21

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

That I can't answer as i'm not all that familiar with VM's. I've got XP Mode with Virtual PC on my machine but rarely use it. I'm sure someone here will answer that quetion for you.

Peace
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28 Oct 2010   #54
wingGer

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Well, thank you anyway a lot for efforts...
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26 Apr 2011   #55
Suriname

Win 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
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Great Post!

How do I start automatically an app when start windows with administrator privilegees. I tried several times in several different ways but it always starts without administrator privileges

I'm using this registry
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

Thanks!
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26 Apr 2011   #56
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Suriname,

You can use the tutorial below to create an elevated shortcut of the program that can be used to run at startup without getting a UAC prompt in administrator accounts.

Elevated Program Shortcut without UAC Prompt - Create
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28 Apr 2011   #57
Suriname

Win 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
...You can use the tutorial below
Hi Brink, This solved my problem. Thank you!
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29 Apr 2011   #58
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Suriname. I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted.
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28 Jun 2011   #59
Hernickless

window 7 64 bit
 
 
window 7 64 bit compatible problem

i cant change my compatible mode i dont know why but it show me
compatible with window vista and i cant change it :! i need help . the file which i want to run is fifa11.exe file and i have hp pavilion dv6 laptop :!


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