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7 Common Barriers to Legacy App Compat in Windows 10
There are many older applications which are critical to enterprises’ operations and bottom lines. They are often simple to install on older Windows versions, but they will have conflicts and ultimately fail to run on Windows 10. This original article by Numecent’s principal software engineer, Robert Tran, identifies the properties of many legacy apps which lead to their incompatibility within a new operating system.

One of the key reasons organizations stay with a particular operating system (OS) over time is so they can continue running their existing applications as new versions of the OS are released. Microsoft® has generally attempted to make every newer OS compatible with its predecessor, including the transition from Windows 7 to Windows 10. Most apps will install and continue to run on Windows 10, yet there are many business-critical applications that were simple to install on older Windows versions. However, they will have conflicts and ultimately fail to run on Windows 10.

This article explains the seven most common barriers in Windows 7 and later versions that may cause difficulties for many enterprise applications that were developed for Windows XP or earlier versions.

Conquering the Barriers Between Windows 10 & Legacy Software
This article explains how Cloudpaging technology can conquer the most common barriers to legacy application compatibility on Windows 10.
The urgency of migrating to Windows 10 is increasing among enterprises across the globe, primarily due to the heightened security measures Microsoft® has developed for the new operating system. Of course, such urgency is compounded by Microsoft’s announcement that it “will no longer provide security updates or technical support for devices running Windows 7,” effective January 14, 2020.  As organizations design strategies to migrate their desktops to a Windows 10 environment, they face many challenges.  This original article by Numecent’s principal software engineer, Robert Tran, details the ways in which Cloudpaging solves the many challenges legacy apps encounter when faced with migration to a new operating system.
How to Solve Common Problems with Legacy Oracle Java Versions in Windows 10
This article explains how Cloudpaging technology enables legacy and modern Java Runtime Environments to run concurrently.
Legacy applications programmed in Java are having trouble when introduced to a Windows 10 environment. While Java is widely adopted software programming language with great benefits such as being platform-independent, there are often dilemmas when running the most recent versions of Java within an environment containing legacy software requiring older versions of Java. One of the main reasons that legacy software is not compatible with Windows 10 is due to dependency conflicts and library incompatibilities.  This article by Dan Kobayashi, Lead Software Engineer at Numecent, explains what causes these difficulties and how Cloudpaging technology is used to enable legacy and modern JREs run simultaneously.
Case Study: Bank - Moving Business-Critical Legacy Applications to Modern Operating Systems
One of the largest banks in the United Kingdom must ensure employee productivity without jeopardizing security and compliance. Learn how Cloudpaging™ helped a highly regulated enterprise migrate its legacy software from Windows® XP to Windows 7 and 10.
One of the largest banks in the United Kingdom must ensure employee productivity without jeopardizing security and compliance.  Learn how Cloudpaging™ helped a highly regulated enterprise migrate its legacy software from Windows® XP to Windows 7 and 10.
Case Study: Trading Software - Cloud Solution: Minimizing Downtime and Ensuring Compliance
When financial trading software is unavailable, money is lost. Learn how Cloudpaging helped a leading provider of electronic trading platforms regain control of its software by reducing the number of concurrent versions in use and eliminating downtime for upgrades.
When financial trading software is unavailable, money is lost.  Learn how Cloudpaging helped a leading provider of electronic trading platforms regain control of its software by reducing the number of concurrent versions in use and eliminating downtime for upgrades.
Case Study: Finance - Platform Consolidation: Windows 10, Server 2016, and Beyond
One of the world’s leading financial institutions was determined to eliminate several of its platforms to reduce complexity in the organization. Learn how Cloudpaging enabled the virtualization of ALL of the institution's applications in a Citrix environment.
One of the world’s leading financial institutions was determined to eliminate several of its platforms to reduce complexity in the organization. Learn how Cloudpaging enabled the virtualization of ALL of the institution's applications in a Citrix environment.