Driver compatibility settings

Changes behavior of 3rd-party drivers to work around incompatibilities introduced between OS versions.


Supported on: At least Windows Server 2012, Windows 8 or Windows RT
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSystem\CurrentControlSet\Policies\Microsoft\Compatibility
Value NameDisableDriverShims
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value0
Disabled Value1

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