Windows Vista Application Compatibility Toolkit

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


Application compatibility is one of the most important challenges faced by administrators when deploying new operating systems. The Application Compatibility Toolkit 5.0 (ACT) allows enterprises to identify application compatibility issues when preparing for Windows Vista deployment. This course discusses the application compatibility process and common mitigation methods, demonstrates how to install and configure ACT 5, and shows how to fix application compatibility issues.

Target Audience

IT personnel with a minimum of one year of experience supporting Windows Vista and Office 2007 rollouts, and other technical professionals who wish to certify on Windows Vista and Office.


a minimum of one year experience working in a Windows Vista and Microsoft Office environment

Expected Duration

30 min.

Course Objectives

Overview of Application Compatibility

  • recognize the process used to resolve common application compatibility issues |w
  • identify the mitigation options for application compatibility
  • Introduction to Application Compatibility Toolkit 5.0

  • identify the features of |w Application Compatibility Toolkit 5.0
  • match the tasks ACT uses to inventory and analyze application data to their function
  • Use Windows Vista Compatibility Mode

  • run an application in compatibility mode
  • Running an Application in Compatibility Mode