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Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 Application Compatibility Update

Discussion in 'General Software' started by AsRock, May 27, 2008.

  1. AsRock

    AsRock TPU addict

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    p_o_s_pc, jonmcc33 and erocker say thanks.
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    Nice find! Hopefully this will fix steam from randomly crashing on me.
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    Would have been nice if they indicated which applications were actually improved as opposed to just hard or soft blocked.
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    This is huge as it adds compatibility for a lot of older software that people might still use. Microsoft just did a +1 on this (not that I run any of that older software).
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    Yeah, Some of that stuff is fairly old. Maybe they got lucky with some of it by fixing it for newer stuff ?.. But still it's a good step it seems.
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    I haven't had a real problem with newer stuff at all. Most of my older software worked anyway, either by default or through Compatibility Mode.
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    Wish i could say the same. All so noticed how much slower Vista was today when after about 6 hours of using Vista and booted in to my XP x64 install it was much faster. Maybe when i get the chance of a reinstall of vista and not adding that SP1 will help.. I don't want to try removing SP1 again as last time it went into a continues reboot with hard drives making a lot a re setting sounds. Don't sound good when 5 HDD do it at once lol.
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