I tried to start up Steam, but it says it is currently set to run in compatibility mode. I checked under Properties but compatibility mode is not enabled. I looked at settings for all users, but compatibility mode wasn't enabled either. Thinking it got fixed, I tried to start up Steam again but it still thinks it's set to run in compatibility mode. How do I fix this?

  1. Open your Start Menu and enter regedit in the search bar.
  2. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\Current Version\AppCompatFlags/Layers
  3. Find the registry for steam.exe and delete it.

This should fix your problem.

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