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Windows 7: Need for Speed™ Most Wanted Running in Windows 7 32bit

09 Nov 2009   #1
TDust

Windows 7 Enterprise Edition Build 7600
 
 
Need for Speed™ Most Wanted Running in Windows 7 32bit

Need for Speed™ Most Wanted


Become the Most Notorious


Wake up to the smell of burnt asphalt as the thrill of illicit street racing permeates the air. From the makers of the hit Need for Speed™ Underground series, Need for Speed™ Most Wanted challenges players to become the most notorious and elusive street racer...

Oh yeah, for me this is the best Need for Speed™ series I've ever played and I believe a lot of people are wanting this to run in Windows 7 too. And yes it does with minor patches. THAT'S Right!!! GOOD NEWS Huh!!!

Here is how it worked:
1. Install the game.
2. Download this Version 1.3 patch here (size 12.1MB)
3. Copy and Replace your speed.exe with this one (size 5.75MB)
4. Run the game and enjoy!!! - That's right, no need to check or change compatibility settings...

It worked on Windows 7 Ultimate and I'm sure it would work on Professional and Home Premium. I haven't tried this with 64bit versions though but feel free to post and let me know if it did.

Hope this helps.

By the way, this worked on Black Edition too and either US or Europe editions.

Download the whole package (patch v1.3 and speed.exe) as .zip here (17.9MB)

Thanks,

TDust®


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07 Apr 2010   #2
9861150046

na
 
 

its not working,it says "speed.exe has stopped working" what to do?????/
plzzzz help yaar
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07 Apr 2010   #3
Heroxoot

Windows 7 Pro
 
 

Mine works. With and without the 1.3 patch. I have windows 7 pro x86.
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08 Apr 2010   #4
9861150046

na
 
 

mine is windows 7 ultimate, what to do..... any suggestions?????????/
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02 Sep 2010   #5
hanshopfen

Windows XP 32bit, Windows Server 2003 32bit, Windows 7 64bit
 
 

I think it's down

Could anybody reup it, please?

Thank's!
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09 Sep 2010   #6
Devilz

Windows 8.1 - 64 Bit
 
 

i'm having similar problem, manage to run the game but it inly runs in 640 x 480 window. I want it in full screen, please help
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09 Sep 2010   #7
angeloelibz24

64-Bit Windows 7 - Home Premium Edition; Linux Mint 11
 
 

Last time I checked, I encountered no problems with Most Wanted when I was still running x86. I'm currently using x64 Ultimate. I'm thinking of sticking to my PS2 for games like this for now.
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17 Nov 2011   #8
crushrider66

windows 7 home premium 32 bit
 
 

it doesnt work plzzzzzzzzzzzzzz helppppppppppppppp
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12 May 2015   #9
prasadjarabana

windows 7 ultimate x32
 
 
Need for speed most wanted

hi, need for speed most wanted is not running it is asking d3dx9_26.dll is not install. plz tell me reason
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