1.    20 May 2016 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
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    there was a problem sending the command to the program


    Getting this problem using Autocad 2002, would anyone have any idea what is causing it. Thanks.
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  2.    20 May 2016 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    South Central Texas
    Posts : 151
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    In my opinion (and others may disagree) there are two common problems with older programs. The first is a bad installation. A hiccup or glitch occurred during the install and the program isn't working correctly. The solution would be to reinstall. The second reason older programs don't work is they are not compatible with Windows 10. If that's the case here you could try running it in Compatibility Mode. This tutorial shows how and also includes a link to the Compatibility Center for Windows 10 to see if this program is listed.

    Compatibility Mode Settings for Apps - Change in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
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  3.    20 May 2016 #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by marsmimar View Post
    In my opinion (and others may disagree) there are two common problems with older programs. The first is a bad installation. A hiccup or glitch occurred during the install and the program isn't working correctly. The solution would be to reinstall. The second reason older programs don't work is they are not compatible with Windows 10. If that's the case here you could try running it in Compatibility Mode. This tutorial shows how and also includes a link to the Compatibility Center for Windows 10 to see if this program is listed.

    Compatibility Mode Settings for Apps - Change in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
    Great advice.
    Just one point............. there is no more compatibility center. MS has taken if off. The link in the tutorial won't lead to Compatibility Center.
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  4.    20 May 2016 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    South Central Texas
    Posts : 151
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Just one point............. there is no more compatibility center. MS has taken if off. The link in the tutorial won't lead to Compatibility Center.
    Thanks for the updated info.
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