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Compatibility Assistant "Don't show this again"

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1

    Compatibility Assistant "Don't show this again"

    Hi there,

    From Steam (, I ran a game that installs a bunch of prerequisite software to install including Games for Windows Live. I'm quite certain it was the Compatibility assistant that popped up with known compatibilty issues and I accidentally clicked the "Don't show this again". Since, each time I run the game, it keeps trying to install that prereq software and I think it may be because I didnt allow it through properly and now it doesnt prompt. I am having the hardest time finding how to re-enable that prompt.

    Thanks in advance for any assistance:-)

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  2. #2

    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Nate, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    If you like, you could use OPTION ONE to run the Program Compatibility Troubleshooter on the game that should bring up the same options.

    Compatibility Mode - Use in Windows 8

    Hope this helps,
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Compatibility Assistant "Don't show this again"
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