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Windows 7: Help. Games don't work.

03 Nov 2010   #1
arianne

windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 
Help. Games don't work.

My laptop is just new. It has a windows 7 home premium 32bit OS. I installed some games like avenue flo and diner dash games but when I click PLAY, it displays an error message that says, "a problem caused the program to stop working correctly...." I searched google for same problems and they said it is in the compatibilty settings. but when I try to run the compatibility settings the same thing happens. can anyone help me? thanks.


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03 Nov 2010   #2
IownAmoneyPit

Windows 7 Pro x 2/Windows 10 Home/10 Pro//Windows 10 Insider Preview ?
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by arianne View Post
My laptop is just new. It has a windows 7 home premium 32bit OS. I installed some games like avenue flo and diner dash games but when I click PLAY, it displays an error message that says, "a problem caused the program to stop working correctly...." I searched google for same problems and they said it is in the compatibilty settings. but when I try to run the compatibility settings the same thing happens. can anyone help me? thanks.
Right click the game icon and select properties > Compatibility and you should see a dialog box similar to the one I made a snip of below.

When you tried compatibility settings did you try, A: Change settings for all users B: Run this program in compatibility mode for (XP, Vista, Windows 7) C: Run as Administrator and you may have to try some other settings too like run in 640 x 480 resolution.

If the games were released prior to 2007 they would require XP service pack 2 compatibility but still may not work after trying all available settings.

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