Use Forex Tester 6 in Windows running on a Mac with Apple silicon

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We know that many Parallels Desktop customers want to install and run Forex Tester 6 in Windows virtual machines (VMs). Even though the app can be installed with default settings it won't launch when clicking on its executable file: nothing happens upon trying to start the app.


To start the Forex Tester application, you need to adjust the compatibility settings of the app:

1. Click on the Windows Start icon > Right-click on the Forex Tester 6 icon > Open File Location.

2. Right-click on Forex Tester 6 shortcut > Open File Location

3. Right-click on Forex Tester 6 icon inside its main folder > Properties > Compatibility > Change emulation settings 

4. Tick Use advanced settings > Tick Strict self-modifying code support > Ok.

5. Launch Forex Tester 6 and the application shall execute successfully.

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