How to make Eudora® Compatible with Windows® 7
Windows 7 is the latest operating system from Microsoft. While using the new Windows 7 systems, the user experiences some issues with the program compatibility. Not all programs work smoothly with the new operating system. Some programs that worked with the older operating systems may not work with the Windows 7 systems. Eudora is one of the programs that is designed to work with the older versions of Windows systems. The Eudora e-mail client program finds some difficulty in working with the new Windows 7 systems due to the compatibility issues. The new version of the program, that is, Eudora 7.1 shows some amount of incompatibility with the Windows 7 system. While encountering such issues, the user should run some troubleshooting processes for making the program to work with the system.
Discussed below are some points related with the ways to make Eudora compatible with Windows 7:
- Run program compatibility troubleshooter
- Manually change the compatibility settings
- Use Windows XP mode
Run Program Compatibility Troubleshooter
The program compatibility troubleshooter is a better way to enable the Eudora program to work with the Windows 7 operating system. The user can enable the option through the control panel window. Open the control panel window and select the troubleshooter through searching the option. In the troubleshooting section, under the programs, select 'Run programs made for previous versions of Windows' option by clicking on it. Then follow the instructions of the troubleshooter wizard for enabling the Eudora program to work with the Windows 7 system.
Manually Change the Compatibility Settings
For changing the compatibility settings for Eudora program to work with the Windows 7 system, the user can also process some manual options. The manual options require some attention while changing the settings. The user should follow the below mentioned instructions for changing the compatibility settings of the Eudora program. Right click on the program icon and then select the 'Properties' option. Inside the 'Compatibility tab' option, select the appropriate option required for the program to run upon the Windows 7 system. Compatibility mode option is also there at the window for enabling the program to work in compatibility mode.
Use Windows XP Mode
Most of the software programs that are used today are compatible with the Windows operating system. The Eudora program also shows better compatibility with Windows XP and thus the Windows 7 users can make the Eudora program compatible through the purpose of running the Windows XP compatible mode. While installing the Windows XP mode, the program would act both as a virtual operating system and as a program inside the Windows 7 system. Therefore, the user can run the Windows XP compatible application within the Windows 7 system.
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