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This article describes the Quick Fix utility (Qfixapp.exe) that is included with the Application Compatibility Toolkit for Windows XP. Qfixapp.exe is a tool that includes pre-packaged fixes that provide an easy way to fix a program.
Use Qfixapp.exe To Apply Program FixesYou can use Qfixapp.exe to quickly apply various program fixes (AppFixes, also known as "shims") to a program to determine their effectiveness. Qfixapp.exe reads the %SystemRoot%\Windows\Apppatch\Sysmain.sdb database to produce a list of available fixes. When you select an AppFix, you can start the program executable (.exe) file, and the AppFix will be applied. If a suitable AppFix is found, the tool eventually helps you to generate and test matching file information. When you run Qfixapp.exe, you see the following items:
Example of How to Use Qfixapp.exe
For additional information about the Windows Application Compatibility tool, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/294895/EN-US/ )How to Obtain the Windows Application Compatibility Toolkit