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Running a Non Windows 10 friendly program With Windows 10

by Bobrob7 / March 5, 2016 6:14 PM PST

I have windows 7 on my main computer, but have had a chance to mess around with windows 10 on my laptop and decided that I liked it enough to upgrade, mostly for the multiple desktops feature. However I have a few programs that won't run on Windows 10. I would be perfectly fine running most of them in a vm, but one of the programs is my antivirus software, which I have a ton of copies of. Is there someway that I could run this in a vm and have it affect the computer, or something else that II could do to use it with windows 10? Thank you!

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it is best to upgrade programs to run on win10
by renegade600 / March 5, 2016 6:49 PM PST

if you upgrade, you are using that copy of win7 to justify the upgrade. once that is done, you can no longer use it, even in vm.

If the program you have is not win10 friendly, then it would be best to upgrade. most legit programs have free updates so it will run in win10 but what I have seen so far, if it runs in win7, unless it is an old program, it should run in win10.

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Thank you
by Bobrob7 / March 5, 2016 7:02 PM PST

Thank you, I looked it up, and there is an update to make it work with windows 10. I had an extra copy of windows 7 that I would have used.

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