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GetVersionNoLiesPleaseNoReally? Or why not have a new function that tells the truth? [People test the version number with GetVersionEx incorrectly also. They may otherwise interfere with our tools.Double click on ComboFix.exe & follow the prompts.As part of it's process, ComboFix will check to see if the Microsoft Windows Recovery Console is installed. If the user was asked up front whether to fake the version number, that's clearly a question they couldn't answer.

It doesn't matter what the manifest says as its requirements; the fact that the manifest said anything at all means that the setup program understands the new rules introduced in Windows PSI;PSI S? I have a Windows XP Professsional CD. Workaround: This error still occurs in SmartSuite 9.7, but once you select the option, "Don't display this message again," the error does not recur in subsequent installations.

alegr1 says: January 29, 2014 at 8:46 am Now, Raymond, tell me please, why does Windows 7, when a program crashes UNDER VISUAL STUDIO DEBUGGER, invokes the compatibility dialog? [You seem I ask because if you don't declare the 8.1 Guid in the exe manifest, GetVersionEx would return the values for 8.0. I would have understood if it shows a "not supported" warning, but not even *trying* to work… Marc K says: January 30, 2014 at 12:19 pm No it doesn't.

George says: January 28, 2014 at 9:21 am @Rick - sure, let GetVersion lie, particularly about 5 vs 6 (it's its own fault for returning the bytes in the wrong order). All rights reserved. | I managed to convince the setup program to start installing, but somewhere in the middle of it it broke again with "hey, I checked, you lied, it's a nonsupported version" - In this case the installer does no such thing. [PCA does not have natural language processing.

But VerifyVersionInfo is trying to solve every possible version gymnastics that anyone might ever stumble across. On Windows 8 x64, the message box appears but if you click "Ok", the uninstaller hangs. Results 1 to 3 of 3 Thread: "wrong OS version" error when installing on XP Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread… Display Switch to Linear Mode Switch to You don't know what to do with that information. -Raymond] technets says: January 28, 2014 at 10:03 am There are often legitimate needs to know the real version.

But this attitude probably explains why I don't have a few billion dollars in the bank. Simon Farnsworth says: January 28, 2014 at 8:33 am @Billy O'Neal It makes sense to say that you should update your manifest with each new tested OS release; that way, when A case like this could easily cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. A manifest is not always an option.

  • If the API lies to you, go along with the lie.
  • c:\documents and settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\ Microsoft Office.lnk - c:\program files\Microsoft Office\Office\OSA9.EXE -b -l [1999-2-17 65588] Windows Search.lnk - c:\program files\Windows Desktop Search\WindowsSearch.exe /startup [2008-5-26 123904] . [hkey_local_machine\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\explorer\ShellExecuteHooks] "{5AE067D3-9AFB-48E0-853A-EBB7F4A000DA}"= "c:\program files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SASSEH.DLL" [2011-07-19
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  • It already happened several times.
  • c:\documents and settings\All Users\Application Data\DragToDiscUserNameJ.txt c:\documents and settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP c:\documents and settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\avgfinst.dat c:\documents and settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\avi7.avg c:\documents and settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\crt_x64.msi c:\documents and settings\All Users\Application Data\TEMP\AVG\files.dat c:\documents
  • If you're trying to use a 10-year-old program it doesn't matter why the program suddenly stopped working in Windows version Y, but simply that it did.

Sign In Sign Up Browse Back Browse Forums Staff Online Users Activity Back Activity All Activity My Activity Streams Unread Content Content I Started Search Home Skip to Content Attachmate Borland ShellExec: FRONTPG.EXE: edit=c:\progra~1\micros~2\office\FRONTPG.EXE . =============== Created Last 30 ================ . 2013-09-15 16:11:39 -------- d-----w- c:\documents and settings\sharonc.sharon\application data\SUPERAntiSpyware.com 2013-09-15 02:16:09 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\PowerISO 2013-09-15 00:52:08 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Nero 2013-09-15 Thanks. In this case, just delete the DLL file I am talking about in my previous message.

If you are using Windows Vista or 7, right-mouse click it and select Run as administrator.The tool will open and start scanning your system.Please be patient as this can take a NOTE: This error occurs most frequently when installing Lotus Approach. With MS-DOS 5 Microsoft added the ability to lie to MS-DOS. INFO: HKCU has more than 50 listed domains.

Now having said all of that, noknojon told me to tell you that I have a Windows XP Professsional SP3 CD, as this would maybe make your job easier. CONTRIBUTE TO OUR LEGAL DEFENSE All unused funds will be donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). You lose." -Raymond] dave says: January 28, 2014 at 10:47 am It seems to me that the situation boils down to "should there be a compatibility mode on Windows version N Watson Product Search Search None of the above, continue with my search Error: '...known compatibility issue with this version of Windows..' when installing on Windows XP error; known compatibility issue; version;

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This of course screwed up the Windows teams backwards compatibility checks because apps were no longer installing internal builds of Windows 7, so they had to roll the major version back

BBSvc;Bing Bar Update Service R? Online Security: {8E5E2654-AD2D-48bf-AC2D-D17F00898D06} - c:\program files\avast software\avast\aswWebRepIE.dll BHO: Windows Live Sign-in Helper: {9030D464-4C02-4ABF-8ECC-5164760863C6} - c:\program files\common files\microsoft shared\windows live\WindowsLiveLogin.dll BHO: Office Document Cache Handler: {B4F3A835-0E21-4959-BA22-42B3008E02FF} - c:\program files\microsoft office\office14\URLREDIR.DLL BHO: VideoFileDownload: This was definitely strange behavior, and upon further questioning, the customer admitted that their application was a setup program. So, I can't just name my programs as I want, e.g.

And if a user wants to force your program into thinking that it's running in Windows 95, you shouldn't second-guess them! (Similar issues happen in pure virtualization environments too: when I Which leads me to believe that Santayana's quote that "Those who forget the lessons of history are doomed to repeat it" applies equally well to programming as to other vocations! It's just a lottery program and I have a copy of it on a USB stick so I can delete this version and reinstall from the USB stick. It's called Smart Luck.

One day, Linus decided to change the version scheme. My printer isn't working a the moment but I can get this printed out either at work or at my parents house by the weekend. We had to replace an older PC with some Simatic software on it and the installer not only refused to be run at a 64bit OS but also on Win7-32bit, because So if there's a delay in my replying to this post, then that's the reason why.

Anon says: January 31, 2014 at 7:10 am This is also irreversible in many cases without requiring Users to MANUALLY REMOVE ALL OF THE CREATED ENTRIES FROM THE REGISTRY. It's annoying, but it does at least make sure the user approves of applying the compatibility settings. Netaapl;Apple Mobile Device Ethernet Service R? I doubt that Windows is actually able to back up its version lies with full emulation of version N.

Ken Hagan says: January 28, 2014 at 9:32 am "checks as (dwMajorVersion == 5), instead of (dwMajorVersion >= 5)" Hmm. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. On that note, I feel it's important to tell you that I only know a little bit about computers. If that fails for whatever reason, we have to look into that further.   Also, if you are using the MSI installer: Don't (unless you know what you are doing).

INFO: HKLM has more than 50 listed domains. It smells like Microsoft doesn't love desktop developers anymore. If we have ever helped you in the past, please consider helping us. Anon says: February 3, 2014 at 8:45 am @Katie There is no intelligence to it. "Setup" is enough to trigger it, but many "setup" programs are simply self-extracting installers.

Rick C says: January 28, 2014 at 2:20 pm Maurits, one possible reason is that "To verify a range of system versions, you must call VerifyVersionInfo twice. Joshua says: January 28, 2014 at 3:11 pm ["Bad programmer." And that fixes the problem how? -Raymond] Taking it away from everybody because somebody misused it just causes other problems. I can delete the program and reinstall it but I don't think that will sort out the virtual device driver issue. The title of my thread is PC should be running Windows Professional XP now running Windows Home???

Do not bypass this installation. Unfortunately my system is still running Windows XP Home Edition.