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1. Right click a shortcut to the program (it has a tiny arrow on the side)

2. Click Compatablilty tab

3. Select the checkbox labled: Run this program in compatibility mode for:

4. Select Windows Xp Service Pack 2 in the drop-down list

5. Click OK and try running the program.

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Q: How do you put vista into xp compatibility mode?
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