Have you tried "Compatibility Mode for XP'?
How to determine whether there are program-compatibility issues before you
install Windows Vista: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/931359/
How to troubleshoot issues that may prevent a program from being installed
correctly on a Windows Vista-based computer - compatibility:
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Mark L. Ferguson
"Reveal which formula causing true result"
<Revealwhichformulacausingtrueresult@xxxxxx> wrote in
> Right after startup known good programs want to lauch but they are
> I was advised to disable DEFENDER - done to no avail.
> Windows Vista itself is blocking the programs. I click the taskbar icon
> select view blocked programs but have no access to ENABLE them.