Category Archives: AppCompat

Force DPI Scaling For Configuration Manager Console

Versions of Configuration Manager Console prior to 1704 are painful to use on  4K displays which much of the text either completely unreadable or requires use of magnifier… A shim can be created using Application Compatibility Administrator (x86) from the … Continue reading

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Case of the Network Name That Couldn’t Be Found

Continuing the series on .NET patching from https://chentiangemalc.wordpress.com/2015/09/03/case-of-the-object-is-not-set-to-an-instance-of-an-object-net-patching/ An application when moved from XP to Windows 8.1 started reporting error The network name cannot be found. A dump file was taken at this point with procdump –ma option (http://live.sysinternals.com/procdump.exe ) … Continue reading

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Case of the Black Background Window (.NET Patching)

On Windows XP  a Windows form had a white background, something like this: However on Windows 8 it had a black background like this, making text on the form unreadable:   This is a common AppCompat bug…where the developer instead … Continue reading

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Performance Analysis Tool (PAL) PerfMon Templates Don’t Load in Win10

Using Performance Analysis Tool (http://pal.codeplex.com) on Windows 10 build 10130 I had exported a PerfMon template for Calculated Disk IOPS:   However when attempting to import into PerfMon on Windows 10 the Next and Finish buttons are disabled.   If … Continue reading

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