Windows Vista RTM has got an extremly poor application compatibility experience to end users, unlike that on windows 7 evolution causing extremelyÂ free apps to break when insalled or run on top of the new operating system.But still windows 7 does fil to play nice with the some few application and programs. This is why now Microsoft peridocially kics up aÂ notice toÂ the platform, updating it in order to resolve various problme reported by customer. For e.g. Feb 2010 Application Compatibility update.
Yes, Windows has released the Application Compatibility update withc improves the combatibility experience. The company notes that the update is designed to integrate with not only Windows 7, but also Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2), Windows Server 2001 Service Pack 2 (SP2), and Windows Server 2008 R2. In New OS ofÂ Windows when you try to install and run Certain Legancy Games of applications you may experience one or more of the folowing symptoms:
The game, the application, or the firmware is installed incorrectly. The game, the application, or the firmware causes system instability. The primary functions of the game, of the application, ofÂ the firmware does not work correctly.
There are no less than three modifications that Microsoft can introduce through an application compatibility update. Incompatible application are placed under a Hard Block, which Prevents them from running on the operating system. Also for incompatibile application, the Redmond company can use a Soft Block which only informs users of the incompatibility issues. At the same time, the refresh can update functionlaity for applications running on top of the Operating Systems.
List of those applications that are included in the Feb 2010 Update are available in KB976264.
Â All supported x86-based versions of Windows Vista
– All supported x64-based versions of Windows Vista
– All supported x86-based versions of Windows Server 2008
– All supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008
– All supported IA-64-based versions of Windows Server 2008
– All supported x86-based versions of Windows 7
– All supported x64-based versions of Windows 7
– All supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2
– All supported IA-64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2