Windows 7 driver / application incompatibility work around
So you have Windows 7 but you either cant find the Windows driver for your Sound Card or your trusted old Windows XP program fails to work under your new OS. If so there is a way to allow you to run a program using the compatibility mode of your previous (working) Windows version.
Not only can this be useful for running legacy programs but you can also use this for running driver . exe files.
In the case of my Sound Card drivers which I only could find XP drivers for I did the following :