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Versioning Issues

Published: June 11, 2010

Updated: June 11, 2010

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Vista

There are several known version-related issues addressed by the Compatibility Administrator using compatibility fixes and compatibility modes.

 

Fix Name Symptom Fix Description

Win95VersionLie

The application requests that you install Windows 95.

Modifies the GetVersion and GetVersionEx functions so that they return the version information for the Microsoft Windows®°95 operating system.

Win98VersionLie

The application requests that you install the Microsoft Windows®°98 operating system.

Modifies the GetVersion and GetVersionEx functions so that they return the version information for Windows 98.

WinNT4SP5VersionLie

The application requests that you install the Microsoft Windows°NT® Server°4.0 operating system with Service Pack 5 (SP5).

Modifies the GetVersion and GetVersionEx functions so that they return the version information for Windows NT 4.0 with Service Pack 5 (SP5).

WinXPSp1VersionLie

The application requests that you install the Windows® XP operating system with Service Pack 1 (SP1).

Modifies the GetVersion and GetVersionEx functions so that they return the version information for Windows XP with SP1.

Win2000VersionLie

The application requests that you install Windows 2000.

Modifies the GetVersion and GetVersionEx functions so that they return the version information for the Microsoft Windows®°2000 Server operating system.

Win2000SP1VersionLie

The application requests that you install Windows 2000 with Service Pack 1 (SP1).

Modifies the GetVersion and GetVersionEx functions so that they return the version information for Windows 2000 with Service Pack 1 (SP1).

Win2000VersionLie

The application requests that you install a previous version of DirectX.

Modifies the GetVersion and GetVersionEx functions so that they return the version information for Windows 2000.

WinNT4SP5VersionLie

The application requests that you install a previous version of DirectX.

Modifies the GetVersion and GetVersionEx functions so that they return the version information for Windows NT 4.0 with SP5.

Win2000SP1VersionLie

The application requests that you install a previous version of DirectX.

Modifies the GetVersion and GetVersionEx functions so that they return the version information for Windows 2000 with SP1.

Win95VersionLie

The application states that it will not function on a computer running the Windows 95 operating system.

Modifies the GetVersion and GetVersionEx functions so that they return the version information for Windows 95.

Win98VersionLie

The application states that it will not function on a computer running the Windows 98 operating system.

Modifies the GetVersion and GetVersionEx functions so that they return the version information for Windows 98.

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