At times, certain apps won’t run on newly upgraded Windows 10 operating system. Merely reinstalling them might not resolve your issue. You might want to try other options available at your hand.
Download the Diagnostic
There are certain situations when missing entries in your registry and registry corruption causes this problem. Try running a registry scan to identify if there are any such issues.
- Click the button below to download and install the Diagnostic
- Perform a Registry scan and fix any problems detected.
- Restart your computer.
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Run Compatibility Troubleshooter
The program you’re trying to open is designed for a previous version of Windows. A built-in tool in Windows, called Compatibility Troubleshooter, is used to find issues with incompatible programs.
1. Right-click the application icon on Desktop.
2. Select Troubleshoot compatibility.
3. Follow the on-screen prompts.
Manually Configure Compatibility Settings
If the Compatibility Troubleshooter fails to detect and repair problems with the concerning app, it’s time to look up the issue manually. Configure your DPI, color mode, resolution, display scaling and other settings.
1. Right-click the program icon on Desktop.
2. Select Properties.
3. Click Compatibility tab.
4. Check-up the box labeled Run this program in compatibility mode for.
5. Select an earlier Windows version.
6. Configure other settings related to color mode, high DPI settings.
a. To decrease color mode, check-up the box labeled Reduced color mode.
b. Check-up the Run in 640*480 screen resolution box to run your program in low resolution.
c. To turn off display scaling, check-up Disable display scaling on high DPI settings.
7. Click Apply, and then OK.
Run RAM Troubleshooting App
Your memory module isn’t working properly, and there are some issues that you might want to deal with a pre-installed Windows Memory Diagnostic program.
1. Press Windows Key + X; choose Control Panel.
2. Click System and Security | Administrative Tools.
3. Double click Windows Memory Diagnostic icon.
4. Click Restart now and check for problems.
5. Your computer will restart and conduct several memory tests.
Disable Third Party Startups
Managing third party startups and identifying the conflicting startup item can be tricky to troubleshoot. Here is a step by step guide to conflict resolution:
1. Press Windows Key + X; choose Task Manager.
2. Click More Details icon.
3. Click Startup tab.
4. Select a third party startup item, click Disable button. Repeat the same procedure for all third-party startup items listed in concerning tab.