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  1.    03 Apr 2017 #1
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    Hi i originally used window 7 then i updated to windows 10 over the top of windows 7 and all was ok.

    But i have just done a reformat of my hard drive and installed windows 10 from a iso

    But now one of my apps will not run when i try to use it i get a message

    "Unspecified Error"

    Has anybody got any ideas on what i need to do please
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  2.    03 Apr 2017 #2
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    Quote Originally Posted by sam02 View Post
    Hi i originally used window 7 then i updated to windows 10 over the top of windows 7 and all was ok.

    But i have just done a reformat of my hard drive and installed windows 10 from a iso

    But now one of my apps will not run when i try to use it i get a message

    "Unspecified Error"

    Has anybody got any ideas on what i need to do please
    What App?
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  3.    03 Apr 2017 #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by sam02 View Post
    Hi i originally used window 7 then i updated to windows 10 over the top of windows 7 and all was ok.

    But i have just done a reformat of my hard drive and installed windows 10 from a iso

    But now one of my apps will not run when i try to use it i get a message

    "Unspecified Error"

    Has anybody got any ideas on what i need to do please
    Yes, what dencal said, what app? A complete screenshot would help.
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  4.    03 Apr 2017 #4
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    Hi the app is7stack its a small app that lets you place shortcuts in a folder then it places a icon on the desktop, then with one click all the shortcuts are read to run

    It worked ok before i did a clean install from the iso, i also have another app that worked before called folder marker and that one just will not run at all now.

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    I have done a disk check and that showed no errors

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  5.    03 Apr 2017 #5

    You could try compatibility mode and set it to Windows 7. But I suspect that the software might not support Windows 10.
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  6.    03 Apr 2017 #6
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    Did you try reinstalling your 7stack? 1st uninstall it, then reinstall. According to a google search it does run under Windows 10. Has not been updated thou since 2011
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  7.    03 Apr 2017 #7
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    Hi yes i have tried the compatibility mode and its just the same.

    I think it does run under windows 10 as i have used it on windows 10 since i upgraded to 10 and i have it running on a laptop under windows 10 with no problem

    And yes i have uninstalled it several times then reinstalled and its the same

    It did work before i did a clean install
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  8.    03 Apr 2017 #8
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    Did you try running compatibility mode on it?? Right Click on your programs app and you should see this screen.
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  9.    03 Apr 2017 #9
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    Hi yes I've tried that
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  10.    03 Apr 2017 #10
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    Quote Originally Posted by sam02 View Post
    Hi yes I've tried that
    Did you try as Admin? Mike's post on bottom of box.
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