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Backwards compatibility with Win2k applications

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If you encounter compatibility problems with an application in Win2k, run it from the 'Application Compatibility' program.

At the compatibility program's operating system menu, specify the operating system on which you last attempted to run the program. This will be helpful when you are having the following problems with Windows 2000:

  • Memory management conflicts
  • Temp folder path incompatibility
  • Correct disk space detection problems (2GB+ Drivers)
You can install the 'Application Compatibility' program (Apcompat.exe), By installing the support tools from any Windows 2000 server CD-Rom.

This was first published in September 2002

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