Any way to get an old screen saver to run on windows 10?


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    WINDOWS 10
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    Any way to get an old screen saver to run on windows 10?


    I got this old screen saver from a waaay older version of windows, and when I try to run it on Windows 10 it says "This app cant run on your PC" any solutions? like converting it some how to a Windows 10 .scr?
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    Windows 11 Pro 64 Bit 22H2
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    Does the screen saver have an installer Setup .exe? .ini? If so, right click it choose Properties/Compatibility/Compatibility Mode/Choose Windows 7 or XP to run in Compatibility Mode. Also put a check in the box Run As Administrator. Apply and OK, Double click it to run the installer.
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    WINDOWS 10
    Thread Starter
       #3

    spunk said:
    Does the screen saver have an installer Setup .exe? .ini? If so, right click it choose Properties/Compatibility/Compatibility Mode/Choose Windows 7 or XP to run in Compatibility Mode. Also put a check in the box Run As Administrator. Apply and OK, Double click it to run the installer.
    no, its just a standard .scr file
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