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"Program blocked due to incompatibility issues"

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#1 Kirbyofdeath


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Posted 12 February 2015 - 08:49 PM

Everytime I start a certain program, I get "This Program is blocked due to incompatibility issues", so is there any way to bypass this alert and just start the program? Setting compatibility settings do not work.

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#2 Condobloke


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Posted 12 February 2015 - 09:31 PM

Click on Start and type services.msc into the search box and hit enter.


Now scroll down to the Program Compatibility Assistant Service and click Stop.


You will get the following Service Control screen briefly while it is shutdown. Then to turn it back on just repeat the same process.


If you’re doing multiple reboots you might want to completely disable it.


Disable Program Compatibility Assistant Using Local Group Policy Editor

Enter gpedit.msc into the start menu and hit Enter.


Now navigate to User Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Application Compatibility. Then on the left side under Setting double click on Turn off Compatibility Assistant.


Now click on Enabled then click on Apply and OK then close out of Local Group Policy Editor.


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