Plants vs zombie won't run in windows 8, Error message: One or more ActiveX controls could not start

Original Title:plants vs zombie won't in windows 8

i brought and install plants vs zombies on my windows vista home premium. after i installed windows 8 , the game gets stuck on the loading screen. then  a message pops up, One or more ActiveX controls could not start. i have tried using the regedit, set 1200 value to 0, but no luck.  how can i fix this?


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Last updated September 21, 2013 Views 250 Applies to:

Which version of plants vs zombies is installed on the computer?

All versions of plants vs zombies are not supported in Windows 8. You may refer the link.
You may try to install the file in Compatibility mode and check if it helps. Refer these steps.

a) Right click on the setup file, scroll down to Properties and click Properties.
b) On the window that pops up, click Compatibility tab.
c) Under Compatibility mode, check the box “Run this program in compatibility mode for”.
d) In the scroll down select “Windows 7
e) Under Privilege Level, check the box “Run this program as an administrator
f) Click Apply and Ok.
Check if it helps.

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