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Windows 7: Problem installing some programs

21 Jan 2014   #1
jacatone

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Problem installing some programs

I'm using Win7 Pro. Some programs I normally use won't install even though they're the latest versions. Keep getting "appcrash" in the view details window. Anyone know how to resolve this? Thanks.


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22 Jan 2014   #2
DustSailor

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Hey mate,

Try running it in compatibility mode: Compatibility Mode

It will even check if it needs to be run in Administrative mode, which sometimes is the case.

Also, check your event logs to see if any reoccurring problems seem to be cropping up: Event Viewer - Open and Use in Windows 7
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22 Jan 2014   #3
jacatone

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

I'm confused. Doesn't this Compatibility Mode require the program to be installed first. Win7 won't even install it.
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22 Jan 2014   #4
DustSailor

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit
 
 

No, just right-click the application .exe (launch) file, and select troubleshoot compatibility.

Here is a picture example of AVG, which has not been installed yet:
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Did it work?


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