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compatibility mode

[kəm‚pad·ə′bil·əd·ē ‚mōd]
(computer science)
A feature of a computer or operating system that enables it to run programs written for another system.

compatibility mode

A feature of a computer or operating system that allows it to run programs written for a different system. Programs often run slower in compatibility mode. See emulator.
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Compatibility mode maintains binary compatibility with applications written in 16- and 32-bit x86 modes.
Against many threat systems, chop is the ideal compatibility technique, in some situations a different compatibility mode will be used.
Also, with Cray's Cluster Compatibility Mode (CCM), Cray XE6m customers also benefit from the streamlined installation of a broad set of independent software vendor (ISV) applications.
It can be configured in compatibility mode, mapping the PCI-X configuration space to match the x86 standard primary and secondary IDE ports.
Compatibility mode supports existing 16-bit and 32-bit applications under a 64-bit operating system.
Covers all of the new functionalities of Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V, including Live Migration, 64 LP support, Processor Compatibility Mode, enhanced processor functionality support, hot-add and remove of storage, TCP Offload support, and VM Queue support
As for the S-Pen, it was previously rumored that the stylus for the Note 8 will have new features like support for pressure sensitivity and always-on display compatibility mode.
This release also includes some important enhancements, such as compatibility Mode in Word 2010/2013, background band (table) does not exported correctly in output Docx and LastPageFooter band does not export as Word document's footer.
A "Zoom to fill screen" option enables this compatibility mode, where Android emulates a smaller screen device for the application, but scales it up so it takes up the entire screen space.
According to a report, the stylus will feature a new functionality including currency conversion, translation support, always-on display compatibility mode and support for digital sticky notes.
Compatibility Issue SIMS 3 works fine on Windows 7 and if your machine runs Windows 8, you may need to set the compatibility mode to (http://www.

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