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Enable or Disable Run App in Compatibility Mode in Windows 11

Most apps (and other programs, like games or utilities) that were created for earlier versions of Windows will work in the most recent version of Windows 11, but some older ones might run poorly or not at all.

You can use compatibility mode to run the program using settings from an earlier version of Windows. Try this setting if you know the program is designed for (or worked with) a specific version of Windows.

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable always running an app in compatibility mode for your account or all users in Windows 10 and Windows 11.

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See if PC meets Requirements for Windows 11 with PC Health Check app

Windows 11 has all the power and security of Windows 10 with a redesigned and refreshed look. It also comes with new tools, sounds, and apps. Every detail has been considered. All of it comes together to bring you a refreshing experience on your PC.

If your existing Windows 10 PC is running the most current version of Windows 10 and meets the minimum hardware specifications it will be able to upgrade to Windows 11. The upgrade rollout plan is still being finalized, but for most devices already in use today, Microsoft expects it to be ready sometime in early 2022. Not all Windows 10 PCs that are eligible to upgrade to Windows 11 will be offered to upgrade at the same time. Windows Update will provide an indication if and when your PC is eligible. Once the upgrade rollout has started, you can check if it is ready for your device by going to Settings/Windows Update.

Windows 11 isn’t here yet, but will be coming later this year. You can check your PC for Windows 11 compatibility in the meantime to get ready.

Use the PC Health Check app to see if your current PC meets the requirements to run Windows 11. If so, you can get a free upgrade via Windows Update when it rolls out.

This tutorial will show you how to use the PC Health Check app to see if your current PC meets the requirements to run Windows 11.

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