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  1.    29 Jul 2015 #1
    Join Date : Jul 2015
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    Windows 10

    Program that worked in Windows 8.1 Pro will not work in 10?


    I am not sure where to go at the Microsoft site so will try here.
    I have an old program, Microsoft Money 2004 Deluxe, that worked fine in 8.1 Pro.
    Supposedly at the 'compatibility' site for Windows 10 it is supposed to be compatible.
    But, when I try to run it a box comes up telling me I have to install Internet Explorer 6 before it allow it to open.
    Did not have to do that on 8.1 Pro?

    Any suggestions?

    Thanks
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  2.    29 Jul 2015 #2
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    New Orleans Northshore
    Posts : 246
    Win 10 pro Upgraded from 8.1

    I would try installing the program in compatibility mode. right click the Setup.exe file and select compatibility mode and take it all the way back to Win 2000 or so. Might work?
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  3.    29 Jul 2015 #3
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 24,523
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    By in large anything that worked in 8.1 will run in 10 with no issues.
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  4.    30 Jul 2015 #4
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 7
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    UUhhhhhh? What??????


    Quote Originally Posted by BunnyJ View Post
    By in large anything that worked in 8.1 will run in 10 with no issues.
    I'm sorry, I'm sure my response will sound somewhat terse. With my explanation of the problem it is quite evident that your response is not correct. There is a BIG ISSUE.
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  5.    30 Jul 2015 #5
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    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by Clintlgm View Post
    I would try installing the program in compatibility mode. right click the Setup.exe file and select compatibility mode and take it all the way back to Win 2000 or so. Might work?
    I did try running in compatibility mode from the installed program. I even tried XP mode. Still the same problem ".......install Internet Explorer 6". Not sure I want to go to the effort of uninstalling and reinstalling. Not that I am lazy but at another site some folks were having a similar problem and even tried the 'Sunset' version and it too would not run. It's quite frustrating that Windows 10 Compatibility site says a program is OK and in actuality it IS NOT.
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  6.    30 Jul 2015 #6
    Join Date : Aug 2014
    Forever West
    Posts : 3,983
    Win10 Home and Pro, Win10 Insider Preview, Win7 Home, Linux Mint

    Quote Originally Posted by NorthGeorgia View Post
    I did try running in compatibility mode from the installed program. I even tried XP mode. Still the same problem ".......install Internet Explorer 6". Not sure I want to go to the effort of uninstalling and reinstalling. Not that I am lazy but at another site some folks were having a similar problem and even tried the 'Sunset' version and it too would not run. It's quite frustrating that Windows 10 Compatibility site says a program is OK and in actuality it IS NOT.
    I installed Office XP/2002 a couple of times and it just ignored IE6. There should have been a Custom install choice where some features not needed could be deselected.
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  7.    31 Jul 2015 #7
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 24,523
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Quote Originally Posted by NorthGeorgia View Post
    I'm sorry, I'm sure my response will sound somewhat terse. With my explanation of the problem it is quite evident that your response is not correct. There is a BIG ISSUE.
    Attempting to run a program/app from 04 is going to be problematic with Win10 I guess. My statement was a generalization covering more current code rather than legacy code.
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  8.    31 Jul 2015 #8
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Posts : 17
    Windows 10

    Just to make sure - have you tried running it as Administrator?

    Also, you've mentioned XP Mode. A vanilla XP Mode machine actually should have IE6 installed as default. Is that the case? And you still got the error when running INSIDE the XP Mode machine with XP installed?
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  9.    31 Jul 2015 #9
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 8
    Windows 7, Windows 8.1 Pro, Win 10

    I don't use it, but from the posts at the link below, looks like you need the MS Money Deluxe Sunset Edition, free from Microsoft.

    Microsoft Money 2004 - Microsoft Community
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  10.    31 Jul 2015 #10
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    New Orleans Northshore
    Posts : 246
    Win 10 pro Upgraded from 8.1

    I would still try to take is back to at least 2000 or 98 compatibility. I had a program I need to operate my Motherboard in window 8 I took it back to win98 and it worked.

    Sounds like its time to switch over to Quicken far superior program anyway.
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