Category Archives: AppCompat

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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