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Windows 7: Vista Inkball game in Windows 7

03 Mar 2009   #1
digital

Vista 64 bit
 
 
Vista Inkball game in Windows 7

The windows 7 beta excludes the Vista included game Inkball. Do the x86 and x64 vista versions of the game work on Windows 7 for everyone? I read a blog entry that seemed to indicate that it didn't for that person. Thanks in advance.


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06 Mar 2009   #2
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Hi digital,

I used to (and still do) like this game in Vista, so I thought I would try to get it to work on W7. However, I have had no luck, and I don't think that it is possible as I tried everything that I could think of. It is possible that it might be in the RC version of W7 or even the final retail version, but we will have to wait and see. After all, the Internet games, including Backgammon, have made a comeback in W7 after being absent in Vista.

In the meantime, I will have another look at this to see if there is a way, and, if there is, I shall post back here.
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06 Mar 2009   #3
Generator

XP Pro SP3 x86/Vista SP2 x64/Win7 x64 Triple-boot
 
 

See this page here guys, it works on mine.
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06 Mar 2009   #4
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

I have just tried this, and it works perfectly. You will need to extract the files from the zip and you can place the files in any folder and run the game from there. I have scanned both the zipped file and the extracted files, and can confirm that there is no malware present. Checking the versions of the game, it seems to be an earlier version prior to the one included in Vista, but, nevertheless, it works with W7.

Here is a direct link to the file:
http://members.chello.at/thomas.teuber/inkball.zip

All credit for this goes to Generator. Thanks for finding the solution.
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17 Oct 2009   #5
07michaelg

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

same here. works fine
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02 Nov 2009   #6
EvilPooh

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

It doesn't work for me, I can't place any ink with the mouse which is how I used to play it (haven't tried using my tablet)
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