Problems installing your programs?

  De Marcus™ 21:57 18 Sep 2006
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Anyone finding problems with programs that aren't installing, working properly or crashing, etc should try the program compatibility wizard (found on the desktop after a fresh install if you haven't deleted it), expecially with this latest release. 4 programs I was having bother with have now installed fine using the compatibility wizard. I've also noted that disabling the desktop composition was the most successful change to make (Vista will revert to a basic GUI).

Some programs simply won't work, but if you value any particular software it's worth a try.

  De Marcus™ 10:55 19 Sep 2006

bump n tick

  sunny staines 11:29 19 Sep 2006

new to vista what is desktop composition please?

  De Marcus™ 11:48 19 Sep 2006

It's essentially the rendering of the graphics of the desktop.

  De Marcus™ 11:48 19 Sep 2006

on the desktop

  sunny staines 13:19 19 Sep 2006

demarcus thanks

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