Why don't my Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 doesn't run in my Windows 8 Pro PC?

I downloaded a Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 X64 from Microsoft Dreamspark account..I installed it on my WIndows 8 Pro x64.. After installation is complete, when I try to open the Microsoft Virtual PC, the pop up message says: "This program has compatibility issues"  everytime.
Please help me to fix this problem..

Hi KishorOli,


Welcome to the Microsoft Community. As per the problem description you are unable to run Microsoft Virtual PC 2007.


·         Have you made any changes on the computer prior to the issue?

·         What is the complete error message?


I will help you with this issue. I would suggest you to run the application in compatibility mode. Follow these steps:


a)    Press the ‘Windows + W’ key on the keyboard.

b)    Type compatibility in the search box and then press enter.

c)    Click “Run programs made for previous versions of Windows” option from the list appeared in the left side.

d)    Select the program and follow the instructions.


Hope this helps. Let us know if you need further assistance with Windows related issues. We will be happy to help.





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Last updated July 14, 2019 Views 140 Applies to: