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This article describes how to use the Mkcompat.exe tool included with Windows 95 and Windows 98.
The Mkcompat.exe tool was developed to provide a common Windows 95 interface for troubleshooting problems running Windows 3.1-based programs in Windows 95 and Windows 98. To use the Mkcompat.exe too, follow these steps:
For additional options, click Advanced Options on the File menu. The advanced options are:
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