The Windows Vista Application Compatibility Update

The Windows Vista Application Compatibility Update

Article ID : 929427
Last Review : March 19, 2008
Revision : 5.0
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SUMMARY

The Windows Vista Application Compatibility Update is a package of software updates that address common application compatibility issues in Windows Vista. When you try to install and run certain legacy games or applications in Windows Vista, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

• The game or application may not be installed correctly.
• The game or application may cause system instability.
• The primary functions of the game or application may not work correctly.

This update improves support in Windows Vista for the following applications:

• IBM Rescue and Recovery with Rapid Restore 3.00
• Rosetta Stone 2.1.3
• MS Encarta Standard 2007
• Family Feud Online
• Crystal Player Professional 1.97
• Photoshop 7.0.1
• Total Commander 6.55
• Sony FeliCa Port (PaSoRi) 3.0.0.0
• Label Mighty 6
• AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5.0.47
• Lego Star Wars
• HD Tach 3
• Adobe Photoshop Elements Version 4.0
• Digital Zenkoku Map Townpage Database 7
• Auslogics Disk 1.0.3
• EasyRecovery Professional Version 6.04
• Microsoft Money 2005 Microsoft Money 2006
• SmartInstall 2.16
• Adobe Create Suite CS2
• Jv16 Power Tools
• SG TCP Optimizer 2.0.3
• Cyber link Power Cinema 4.0
• Google desktop 4.2006.1008
• Roxio Easy Media Creator 7.5
• Premiere Elements 3
• Battlefield 2 Deluxe
• Opera 9.02
• Palm Desktop 6.0
• Digital Image Suite 2006
• Flight Simulator X
• SmartSuite Millennium Edition – Freelance Graphics 9.8
• LimeWire 4.12
• Point 5.3
• BitVise Tunnelier 4.20
• Java Control Panel
• ACDSee 8
• Azureus 1.0
• HD Tune 2.5.1
• BeatJam 2006 SE
• ICHITARO 2006
• Adobe Photoshop CS 8.0
• Arcsoft Photo Impression 5
• J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0 Update 9
• AOL 9.0 – x64 DevStudio 9.0
• The Weather Channel Desktop 5.0.1
• Absolute Poker Version 5.7
• BitLord 1.1.5.6
• RealPlayer 6.0.12.1700
• Speedfan 4.31
• Delphi 7 Professional
• TweakNow PowerPack 2006
• Office 2003 Web Folders
• Outlook 2003
• Ulead DVD MovieFactory 5 Plus
• Virtual CD 8
• Fireworks MX2004 7.0.2.295
• Doranet Kids Nyugaku Jyunbi Taikenban
• Doranet Shogaku Ichinensei Taikenban
• Minna de TV Denwa Starter
• Power Utility – Remote administration 3.1.0.0
• MotionDV STUDIO 5.8J for FUJITSU OmniPass 1.0.0.1
• Minna de TV Phone Starter 2.1.0.1
• ColdFusion MX 7 Enterprise Edition
• Age of Empires III
• Age of Empires III : The WarChiefs Expansion Pack
• Zoo Tycoon 2
• Zoo Tycoon 2: African Adventure Expansion Pack
• Zoo Tycoon 2: Endangered Species Expansion Pack
• Zoo Tycoon 2: Marine Mania Expansion Pack
• Zoo Tycoon 2: Zookeeper Collection Expansion Pack
• Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends
• Fable: The Lost Chapters
• Dungeon Siege II
• Dungeon Siege: Legends of Aranna

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MORE INFORMATION

Update information

Important The update that is described in this article has been replaced by a more recent update. Apply the latest update as described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:

935280 (/Feedback.aspx?kbNumber=935280/) July 2007 Windows Vista Application Compatibility Update

Microsoft provides third-party contact information to help you find technical support. This contact information may change without notice. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this third-party contact information.

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APPLIES TO
• Windows Vista Home Basic
• Windows Vista Home Premium
• Windows Vista Ultimate
• Windows Vista Business
• Windows Vista Enterprise
• Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Starter

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