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Older software PC not working in newer Operating Systems Windows

If you find that your older software is not working in your Win 8 for example. Right click the install icon for that program . A dropdown menu will appear. Then left click troubleshoot compatibility and run the program per instructions. If the program you are trying to install runs successfully then the settings are right. IF NOT, then select an older Operating system where it did work... e.g., Win 7, Vista, XP. You may have to also click Run as Admin if your system is set up that way. Look at the appended image.

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