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When trying to install software get error, "Software not supported on this operating system"

    Question

  • Keep getting "Software not supported on this operating system", even with XP SP3 compat turned on and installing as admin. Any workarounds ?

    Thanks,

    Dean


    Original Title: DisplayLink install
    Friday, September 30, 2011 1:18 PM

Answers

  • deaniac,

    I am sorry to hear about your issue, you might try to install the drivers in compatibility mode to see if that resolves the problem.

    You can do this by:

    ·         Enter the Start screen

    ·         Move your mouse to the bottom left of the screen to expand the Charms section

    ·         Select Search

    ·         Type Compatibility

    ·         Click Settings in the right column

    ·         Click Run programs made for previous versions of Windows

    ·         Then follow the prompts and direct the troubleshooter to the installer for your computer's driver.

    Please post back with your results.

    Thanks,


    Chris
    Friday, September 30, 2011 2:09 PM