Windows 10: Swapping to an older version of windows

Discus and support Swapping to an older version of windows in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; Is there still an official way to drop back to an older version of windows, I honestly don't mind using a 3rd party way. If possible, can you list step... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by jordanrothstein, Aug 26, 2018.

  1. Swapping to an older version of windows


    Is there still an official way to drop back to an older version of windows, I honestly don't mind using a 3rd party way. If possible, can you list step by step instructions or a link to an easy to use website. Thanks.

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    jordanrothstein, Aug 26, 2018
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  2. windows xp installation and dual core am

    could someone please list the steps they follow to install windows with a dual core processor and windows xp service pack to. I'm reletively new to amd dual core and i feel i'm missing a step. All help will be appreciated. thanx
     
    exodusprime1337, Aug 26, 2018
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  3. Older program not working after installing KB3163018 update on Windows 10.

    Hi Fritz,



    The above issue might occur due to incompatibility of the program with the update installed on the computer.



    Before we assist further, which is the “older program” you are referring to in the above description?



    I suggest you to install the program in Compatibility mode by following the steps below and check if the issue is resolved.



    Compatibility mode runs the program in the current version of Windows using the settings from previous version of Windows.



    Step 1: Install the device drivers manually in
    Compatibility mode.




    • Locate and right-click on the program setup file downloaded/saved on the PC and select
      Properties from the context menu.

    • Click on the compatibility tab, check the box
      Run this program in compatibility mode for, select Windows 8.1/7 operating system from the drop down menu and proceed with the installation.

    • After the installation is complete, restart the computer and check if the changes are effective.


    Step 2: You can also follow the steps below and check if the issue is resolved.




    • Press Windows logo key on the keyboard and type
      Run programs made for previous versions of Windows.

    • Select the top most search result and follow from
      step 2
      from the article Make older programs compatible with this version of
      Windows
      (Also applies to Windows 10).

    • Check if the changes are effective.


    Write to us with the answer to the above questions and the status of compatibility of the older program installed on the computer in the same post for further assistance. Your reply is important for us to ensure we assist you accordingly.



    Thank you.
     
    Likhitha V, Aug 26, 2018
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  4. Swapping to an older version of windows

    Will Windows 10 be able to play older games/programs?

    Hi,

    We appreciate your time and effort for getting back to us.

    I know how this concerns you, let me help you to resolve this issue.

    I suggest you to install the games in compatibility mode and check if it works.

    Follow the below steps:

    1. Right click on the setup file and select Properties.

    2. Select Compatibility tab.

    3. Check Run this program in Compatibility mode.

    4. Let the game install and then check the functionality.

    I suggest you to refer to the following Microsoft article on Make older programs compatible with this version of Windows.

    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/older-programs-compatible-version-windows

    Note: The steps for Windows 8.1 applies to Windows 10.

    Reference: Refer to the following Discussion created by Master Turkey
    on Windows 10 Games Compatibility List.

    Windows 10 Games Compatibility List

    Kindly let us know if you need any further assistance with Windows. We are glad to assist you.

    Thank you.
     
    Harshavardhan Rathod, Aug 26, 2018
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