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Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB978637)

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  • Version: 978637
  • Category: Update
  • Language: English

Install this update to address an issue in which program compatibility settings are ignored and cause applications opened through another 32-bit application to exhibit Windows Vista behavior on Windows 7 x64 or Windows 2008 R2 x64/IA-64.

  • Install this update to address an issue in which program compatibility settings are ignored and cause applications opened through another 32-bit application to exhibit Windows Vista behavior on Windows 7 x64 or Windows 2008 R2 x64/IA-64. The fix additionally prevents the user from receiving an incorrect ‘Program Compatibility Assistant’ warning that the installation has failed while it has actually succeeded. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
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Windows6.1-KB978637-x64.msu9b5688c97a1d42b22b46e91b91a921554a87c283416 KB

System Requirements

Operating Systems: Windows 7


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