Troubleshoot Compatibility to Fix older programs running on Windows 10

I have had a lot of issues with Windows 10, mainly revolving around performance and compatibility of certain programs. With Google recent announcement that SilverLight will no longer be supported, I decided to make the move to Firefox (again).

But I found the FF had performance issues too, revolving around typing lags in text fields. This is what I did to fix it.compat

Right-click on the shortcut and choose Troubleshoot Compatibility. Normally, this is something that I would rate up there with Windows Help as being effective. But in this case, it completely fixed my issue!

Here is the generated log from the process

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PrintProgram Compatibility Troubleshooter Publisher details:
Issues found  – Incompatible ProgramIncompatible Program, firefox is incompatible. Fixed Fixed
Fix program firefox Completed
Issues found Detection details – 6 Incompatible Program Fixed Fixed
firefox is incompatible.
Fix program firefox Completed

Provides steps to fix the incompatible program.
InformationalCompatibility Mode
Compabitiliy modes applied:
User verification: Fix worked

Detection details Expand: Collection information
Computer Name:  #$%$#@@@
Windows Version: 10.0; Architecture: x64; Time: Friday, November 20, 2015 7:09:18 AM

Publisher details Expand
Program Compatibility Troubleshooter
Find and fix problems with running older programs on this version of Windows.
Package Version: 1.5; Publisher: Microsoft Windows; Program Compatibility Troubleshooter
Find and fix problems with running older programs on this version of Windows; Package Version: 1.5; Publisher: Microsoft Corporation

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