In this landing page, we will look at how to Setup the Appcompat Environment, Create Data Collection package, Analyze ACM Reports, Standard User Analyzer and how to Create Shims to fix Broken applications.
This article explains the Compatibility Administrator tool which enables you to resolve many of your potential application compatibility issues. It also explains you on how to create customized compatibility fixes, modes, AppHelp messages, and compatibility databases.
In this Fixing Application Compatibility article, we will look at how to create a registry redirection and make the application point to a new registry hive instead of the old one.The VirtualRegistry Shim along with ADDREDIRECT Command line is used for this purpose.
In this Fixing Application Compatibility article, we will look at how to create a File redirection and make the application point to a new File Path Directory instead of the old one.The CorrectFilePaths Shim along with Command line is used for this purpose.
In this first part of the AppCompat Series, we will look at the significance of the OS version number change (6.1 in Windows 7) and how will this impact the existing applications. We will also look at the ways to mitigate them. The internal version number for Windows Vista is changed to 6.0 and 6.1 for Windows… Continue reading Create Shims or Compat Modes in Windows 7 – AppCompat Series