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Windows 7: Program Compatibility Assistant won't dissable

03 Sep 2009   #1

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Program Compatibility Assistant won't dissable

This problem came up when i was trying to install some OEM software with my laptop after a fresh install of Windows 7 PRO. The program is Verisoft security manager. Gives me a compatibillty issue with asghost.exe. I have tried all the fixes in this post bellow and none have seemed to work. Compatibility issue - Verisoft Also the PCV serivce is stopped(verified) and disabled through the local policy but it still keeps coming back! Can someone let me know how i can kill this stupid useless feature for good? Regards,

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11 Sep 2009   #2

Windows 7 x64 RTM

I second the request. "Norton Save and Restore" worked fine in the Beta and RC1 but now is incompatible?? Disabled the services, configured Group Policy. Now what?
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11 Sep 2009   #3


You'll both have to wait for the respective companies to release compatible versions - or else uninstall them.

I have the same issue with HP Protect Tools for my 2710p tablet PC....every boot I get the notice, no matter what I check.
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12 Sep 2009   #4

Windows 7 x64 RTM

So there is truly no way to disable PCV like there was in vista?
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