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New computer, Windows vista does not accept our DK learning discs

We have enjoyed DK Multimedia - My first maths adventure, Adding and Subtracting and Counting and Sorting also My First Amazing World explorer 2.0, My First Bible Stories, I want to Read and Now I am Reading. We now have a new dell computer with windows vista and these wonderful discs do not work!
Is there a simple amendment we can do to enable these to be loaded onto our new computer? Thanks Leah Dangerfield

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Hello acdangerfield

I have checked on the DK Multimedia website, and these programs should be compatible with Vista.

One thing you can try is this:

1. Navigate your way to "My Computer" > "Local Disk (usually C:) > "Program Files" > and then the folder the program is stored in.

2. Right-click on the program launch icon and left-click on properties.

3. Click on the "Compatibility" tab.

4. Check the box that says "Run this program in compatibility mode for:"

5. Click on the arrow pointing down and select a previous version of Windows. I would recommend XP.

6. Click on "OK", and try to run the program again.

I hope this helps. If not, please don't hesitate to contact me.


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