That’s not going to work

Your organization has upgraded one of your older Windows 2000 systems to Windows XP, but you’ve found that an important application no longer works properly in the new operating system. Which of these Windows XP features might help you resolve this issue?

A) Windows Compatibility Mode

B) Windows Version Detection


D) Task Manager

E) If you need Trumpet Winsock and Mosaic, you may want to consider upgrading

The answer: A) Windows Compatibility Mode

Windows Compatibility Mode allows you to configure applications to run as if they were using an earlier operating system. The Windows XP Compatibility Mode can appear to run as Windows 95, Windows 98/Me, Windows NT 4.0, and Windows 2000.

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