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Windows 7: Bad Game Quality

17 Jun 2011   #1
DUSKvsDAWN

Windows 7 Home Premium x86
 
 
Bad Game Quality

Hey all!
I've installed and activated Windows 7 recently.
I'm very happy with it!
Got some awesome games on it, Bejeweled 3 for example, it's so much better than with Vista!
Anyway, there is also a game called Puzzle Quest, that I have, (for people who dont know what it it is, in short: alot more, look it up please (XD) but it's basically another gem-switching game)
I always loved the game!
But now I have installed Windows 7, with every move I make, it's all halting/hitchy (don't know a good word for it)
Let's jsut call it slow and irritating.
I already installed new drivers and that didn't solve the problem.
I've been working with resolutions, from the game and Windows itself, nothing helped.
What to do?


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17 Jun 2011   #2
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Are those games Flash-based? You could try updating your Adobe Flash Player.
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17 Jun 2011   #3
DUSKvsDAWN

Windows 7 Home Premium x86
 
 

no, it's not.
since it's a pc game you just gotta install... :/
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17 Jun 2011   #4
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Video card drivers updated and installed, or just using the default driver that Windows installed for it?
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17 Jun 2011   #5
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DUSKvsDAWN View Post
no, it's not.
since it's a pc game you just gotta install... :/
That most certainly doesn't mean it isn't a Flash-based game.
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17 Jun 2011   #6
hybridfan

Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit)
 
 

Try compatibility mode Windows XP service pack 2 or 3. Right click on icon and select properties, then select the compatibility tab.
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17 Jun 2011   #7
DUSKvsDAWN

Windows 7 Home Premium x86
 
 

@hybridfan

sorry, I really didn't get that :P
I mean, how can i use XP sp's with 7? :/
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17 Jun 2011   #8
DUSKvsDAWN

Windows 7 Home Premium x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
Video card drivers updated and installed, or just using the default driver that Windows installed for it?

Updated and installed, dowloaded from the original Nvidia site
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17 Jun 2011   #9
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Tried running the game in compatibility mode?

Compatibility Mode

If not try it in XP compatibility and see if that fixes it.
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17 Jun 2011   #10
Gornot

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DeaconFrost View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DUSKvsDAWN View Post
no, it's not.
since it's a pc game you just gotta install... :/
That most certainly doesn't mean it isn't a Flash-based game.
Well, damn, now you made me recall "Machinarium". I gotta find this among my pile of backups and play it again

@DUSKvsDAWN, it would help a lot if you filled in your system specs (http://www.sevenforums.com/256049-post4.html)
I'm surprised nobody mentioned this already.
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