To solve this problem, you can try to run the program using Compatibility Mode on Windows 7. To do that, go to start and in the search bar type 'run programs for previous versions', press enter and follow the instruction provided.
Also, if you are using a multi-core processor, you can try to configure your machine to use only one core. To do that, go to Start -> in the search bar type 'msconfig' , hit enter. On the new opened window, go to Boot tab -> Advanced Option -> and select 1 at 'Numbers of processors', then restart your computer.
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