When running Windows, the Windows operating system compatibility mode permits software to operate like it was doing this in an older version of Windows. Software that was specifically designed for use with a particular version of Windows might require compatibility mode in order to work. If you don’t have it installed, your program will either encounter issues or issues or simply won’t work.
To switch on, alter or switch off compatibility mode for a particular program choose from the options listed below, and then follow these steps.
- Change or turn on the compatibility mode.
- Disable the compatibility mode.
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Change the compatible mode
- Look for what is the executable and the shortcut files for the program.
- Just right click to run the executable file or shortcut file, and then select the Properties within the pop-up menu.
- In the Properties window, select the “Compatibility” tab.
- In the Compatibility mode section, make sure to check the box to enable the option to run the program using compatibility mode option.
- In the drop-down menu below the checkbox, choose which version of Windows that will run the software application for compatibility.
- Select on the “OK button in order to save settings.
Switch off the compatibility mode.
- Locate what is the executable as well as the the shortcut files to the program.
- Just right click to run the executable file or shortcut file and choose Properties within the pop-up menu.
- Within the Properties window, select the tab for compatibility. tab.
- In the Compatibility mode section Uncheck the box that says the Use this software in compatibility mode option.
- Hit to the “OK button in order to save the settings.