Windows 8 Cardfile .Exe


I also just purchased a Windows 8 machine and would like my old MS cardfile.  I haven't tried to install it yet due to reading issues of compatibility.

I would like precise procedure to install.

Thank you.


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Last updated December 29, 2018 Views 1,945 Applies to:

Hi RandyKrieger,

Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.

Refer this link to check the compatibility of Ms cardfile, if you find its not compatible then follow Method 1

To fix the issue with installation of Ms cardfile you can follow these steps:

Method 1: Perform Clean Boot.
To help troubleshoot error messages and other issues, you can start Windows 8 by using a minimal set of drivers and startup programs. This kind of startup is known as a "clean boot." A clean boot helps eliminate software conflicts.

important: Reset the computer to start as usual.
Note: After you have finished troubleshooting, follow these steps to boot to normal startup.
a) Press the ‘Windows + R’ key on the keyboard.
b) In the ‘Run’ windows type ’MSCONFIG’ and click ‘Ok’.
c) On the ‘General’ tab, click the ‘Normal Startup’ option, and then click ‘OK’.
d) When you are prompted to restart the computer, click ‘Restart’.

Follow these steps and then try to download Ms cardfile

You can also refer this link
a) what is program compatibility?

b) Make older programs compatible with this version of Windows

For any Windows related assistance in the future, feel free to contact us and we will be glad to help.

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