The release of Windows 7 has left most computer manufacturers with little choice but to abandon XP and include 7 instead. If your 3rd party software isn't ready for this then you're left with very few options. Parker's latest version of Interact is fully capable of working in Windows 7 but needs a compatibility check box to be set. After Interact 7 is launched, you'll be met with an error popup.
Click OK, find the shortcut once again, but right click on it and select properties.