Many software today has not been designed for Windows 7. In order to run these programs you need to run the program in Windows 7 compatibility mode. When you install ensure that you install the software as — the system that it is designed for “Windows XP comparability” as an example. Use the Program Compatibility Wizard to change the compatibility settings for the program. To change settings for a program manually, use the individual program’s Compatibility tab.
Run the Program Compatibility Wizard
Open the Program Compatibility Wizard by clicking the Start button , clicking Control Panel, clicking Programs, and then clicking Use an older program with this version of Windows.