WINDOWS 10 IN A NETWORK

Hello Experts,
Our customer has several applications, a few of them developed more than 20 years ago in visual basic and visual fox
they work just fine so the customer is not interested in migrating although we are pushing him to do so... and probably soon
he will in invest in these...
for the time being we are still using a four applications developed 3 in vb6 and 1 in vfp
everything has been working ok until last weekend taht we upgraded to win 10
the older app seem not to be updating when working in the network as usually
and we are experiencing some corruption in the fox indexes...

Is there any parameter in win 10 that we can use to help this...
the customer may take this a a way to push him to invest right now
and that is not the idea.... the customer has to do it in his own time and understanding..

So i would really love to find a solution for this.

Best regards,
RGuillermoProject ManagerAsked:
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AlanConsultantCommented:
Hi,

I would run those old applications in a VM until such time as they can be updated or more replaced.

Alan.
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RGuillermoProject ManagerAuthor Commented:
with windows 7 eveeruthing went fine
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
The likelihood is that the applications will have to be upgraded or run in a Windows 7 virtual machine.

VB6 is supported but not all apps in VB6 will work in Windows 10. Old stuff must be replaced.
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Cliff GaliherCommented:
Pretty sure vb6 is no longer supported on windows 10 CB/CBB. And I don't think there is any good way to fix issues when they arise.
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pcelbaCommented:
You may read this paper and apply cache configuration settings mentioned on the last page.

Some sources outside Microsoft are also recommending to switch SMB2 off. Nobody confirmed it is necessary for Win 10.
Microsoft recommends to avoid long term disabling SMB2 and SMB3... Of course, Microsoft support for shared files concurrent access is phasing out...

So if the cache configuration does not help you have to turn SMB2,3 off. The OS downgrade should be the last attempt...
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Mal OsborneAlpha GeekCommented:
Were the old Windows 7 machines actually upgraded, meaning 64 bit to 64 bit, or 32 bit to 32 bit ot did you move from 32 to 64 bit versions? A lot of old software has parts that are 16it, and hence will not work on a 64 bit machine.
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Olgierd UngehojerSenior Network AdministratorCommented:
DosBox or Hyper-v on windows 10, those I usually use.
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RGuillermoProject ManagerAuthor Commented:
Thank you very much.  To all Experts!
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I think you should have also given points to the first answer here that was the same as the accepted answer.
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RGuillermoProject ManagerAuthor Commented:
That´s right, my fault
 is there any way to do that now ?
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Not to worry at this point. Please check in future as you are closing questions. Thank you .
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