Managing Application-Compatibility Fixes and Custom Fix Databases

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Vista

This section provides detailed information about how to manage your application compatibility fixes and custom-compatibility fix databases. This information includes why to use fixes and how to manage and deploy custom-compatibility fix databases.

In This Section

Topic name Description

Understanding and Using Compatibility Fixes

Includes detailed information about how the compatibility-fix infrastructure works. This topic also provides guidance about when to use a compatibility fix and which version of an application to fix.

Compatibility Fix Database Management Strategies and Deployment

Includes detailed guidance and information about deploying your compatibility fixes and custom databases.

Testing Your Application Mitigation Packages

Includes detailed information and guidance about how to test your application mitigation packages and how to report and resolve issues.

See Also


Compatibility Administrator Tool
Known Compatibility Fixes, Compatibility Modes, and AppHelp Messages

Other Resources

Testing and Mitigating Issues by Using the Development Tools