Windows 10: Windows 10 does not have Windows XP SP3 compatibility mode?


  1. Posts : 5
    Windows 10 Home
       27 Apr 2016 #1

    Windows 10 does not have Windows XP SP3 compatibility mode?


    Hello, I am on Windows 10 Home and have a program which must absolutely run in Windows XP SP3 compatibility mode for it to actually run properly, I saw on the internet that Windows 10 does have such a compatibility mode and even down to Windows 95 but in truth it actually only has down to windows vista for me?

    In this screenshot I have my compatibility choices:
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    And here is the screenshot showing windows 10 having a lot more compatibility choices than what I have:
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    I don't understand, do I need a special update or something| I mean, the compatibility choices are the same for all programs, and I tried on both Pro and Home editions :|
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  2. Posts : 4,627
    Win10 Home and Pro, Win10 Insider Preview, WinXP Home Premium, Linux Mint
       27 Apr 2016 #2

    Have you tried the latest version, released just a couple days ago?
    CDex | Free CD to MP3 converter, ripper, FLAC, M4A, WMA, OGG, CD extractor
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  3.    30 Apr 2016 #3

    Try Microsoft Compatibility Administrator, a free program from Microsoft. It allows enabling compatibility modes which are hidden from the property page.
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