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Windows 7: W7 RTM compatibility list


View Poll Results: Should the Game compatibility list be changed?
Yes! Make it only show the not working games 2 18.18%
Yes! make separate lists for all three sections 6 54.55%
No! Leave it the way it is. 2 18.18%
Get rid of it - the OS is over a month old. 1 9.09%
Voters: 11. You may not vote on this poll

12 Dec 2009   #1

 
W7 RTM compatibility list

OK, the list is getting huge.

So, here are some alternative approaches....

Please vote and give me your reasons by replying.

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12 Dec 2009   #2

 

I voted for only listing problem games. Why - b/c it will make my life a lot easier lol
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12 Dec 2009   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

I think you should only list non-working games...that way a client can lookup a game that they are having issues playing and first see if it is indeed un-playable on their system. If it isn't than that gives them a clue that there is something wrong with their system...
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12 Dec 2009   #4

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

I voted "Yes! make separate lists for all three sections" because a lot of users have questions about what "actually" works or don't work under 7.

I think it would also be a good idea to include the download links for the Direct X files, seeing that this is the most commom problem why a lot of games have issues.

Download details: DirectX Redist (August 2009)
Download details: DirectX End-User Runtime

just my two cents
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12 Dec 2009   #5

XP Pro/Vista Ultimate (64)/Windows 7 Ultimate Signature Edition(64)
 
 

I also voted yes for keeping all 3 sections, as I believe that with the price of new games it would be reassuring to know that someone else has tried it and it either works, or doesn't.
Perhaps instead of an entire thread with 3 sections, you could use something like Google Documents and just provide 3 links? The first post could perhaps then be used just for the latest updates, or not
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12 Dec 2009   #6

7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hi John, :-)
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12 Dec 2009   #7

@Home: Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64 / @Work: Windows 8 RP
 
 

I think it's not possitive to delete the working games' list, because having a list of working games encourage people who want to upgrade to Windows 7 and doesn't want to risk his favorites games... games that could be displayed in that list.
Just to get the list clean and well-sorted, I think the better choice is to separate the games in the 3 lists we know so we can go directly to we want to know.
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12 Dec 2009   #8

Windows 7 32bit (x86) RC build 7100
 
 

non working games list maybe endless.. But making 3 sections sounds good to me..
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