1.    14 Aug 2017 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2017
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    Windows 10 "Program Compatibility" Horrible Spam


    Hello!

    Since my computer auto restarted last night for some reason there has been a Program Compatibility window that pops up about every 10 seconds and continually even after disabling the service for the Compatibility Assistant in services.msc then restarting as well as uninstalling the program it is stating is not compatible to no avail.

    Here is an image: http://puu.sh/x9NcI/c0465ed77a.png
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  2.    14 Aug 2017 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,174
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17040

    Hello krunkkracker, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    The tutorial below can help show you how to disable the program compatibility assistant.

    Program Compatibility Assistant - Enable or Disable - Windows 7 Help Forums

    However, if you're having any issues with the program you're getting this message for, then you should check to see if there may be a newer version of the program to update to, or put the program in compatibility mode for the latest OS version it supports.

    Change Compatibility Mode Settings for Apps in Windows 10 Windows 10 Apps Features Tutorials
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  3.    14 Aug 2017 #3
    Join Date : Aug 2017
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello krunkkracker, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    The tutorial below can help show you how to disable the program compatibility assistant.

    Program Compatibility Assistant - Enable or Disable - Windows 7 Help Forums

    However, if you're having any issues with the program you're getting this message for, then you should check to see if there may be a newer version of the program to update to, or put the program in compatibility mode for the latest OS version it supports.

    Change Compatibility Mode Settings for Apps in Windows 10 Windows 10 Apps Features Tutorials
    Neither of those worked, the regedit went through but gpedit.msc modification popped up with this error https://puu.sh/x9O53/ba29dde1d3.png . What I finally noticed was that while I did indeed delete the folder, it didn't finish all the way through and the RTSS.exe file remained. First I tried to re-install a new and the current version but the installers couldn't modify the exe then tried deleting it through cmd/powershell. After booting into safemode and deleting the exe the error messages stopped.
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  4.    14 Aug 2017 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,174
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17040

    Just to verify, did you restart the computer after using the disable .reg file from option 1?

    I'm glad to hear you managed to stop it by deleting the .exe though.
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  5.    14 Aug 2017 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Just to verify, did you restart the computer after using the disable .reg file from option 1?

    I'm glad to hear you managed to stop it by deleting the .exe though.
    Yes it was restarted afterwards.
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  6.    15 Aug 2017 #6
    Join Date : Jun 2017
    Stafford, VA
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10

    You could try reinstalling (newer version if available) then uninstalling. The uninstall may not have been completed correctly.
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