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Windows 7: Can COD4 MP run in XP mode to fix this problem?

03 May 2009   #1

Windows 7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 
Can COD4 MP run in XP mode to fix this problem?

i have a question

as you should know... Punkbuster on COD4 MP has an issue with Windows 7 (API kicks)

could the game be run in XP mode to fix this problem??

does this program work this way??

i wanna play COD4 MP

Thanks
RellikZephyr

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04 May 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Sorry Mate, you are out of luck, the only way you will be able to play COD4 is if you use servers that don't use Punk Buster. Apparently Even Balance wont be fixing the problem with the unknown API kicks until Windows 7 is at RTM.
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04 May 2009   #3

Windows 7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mr GRiM View Post
Sorry Mate, you are out of luck, the only way you will be able to play COD4 is if you use servers that don't use Punk Buster. Apparently Even Balance wont be fixing the problem with the unknown API kicks until Windows 7 is at RTM.

but i am talking about XP Mode as in virtual machine

not XP compatibility mode

isnt that how the XP mode works? , virtualizing (if thats a word) a XP loaded machine??

RellikZephyr
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04 May 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

You can not play games on a virtual machine, I tried it yesterday to see if I could play COD4 and it was a no go.
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04 May 2009   #5

Windows 7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

damn well thats a bummer

but if you cannot run programs (game is just a program really) incompatible with 7 in XP mode, then whats it for?

RellikZephyr
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04 May 2009   #6

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

dangit, i was looking forward to trying COD4

Enzo.
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04 May 2009   #7

win 7 build 7600.16385 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by RellikZephyr View Post
i have a question

as you should know... Punkbuster on COD4 MP has an issue with Windows 7 (API kicks)

could the game be run in XP mode to fix this problem??

does this program work this way??

i wanna play COD4 MP

Thanks
RellikZephyr
i guess no just because u may not have enough RAM as XPMode itself utlizes more RAM(2GB i guess)!!!

and a note is that in XPMode it shows only 256RAM although more RAM is available
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05 May 2009   #8

Windows 7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by raj1402 View Post
i guess no just because u may not have enough RAM as XPMode itself utlizes more RAM(2GB i guess)!!!

and a note is that in XPMode it shows only 256RAM although more RAM is available
i have plenty of RAM ... 4GB (had 8GB, but it puts more stress on MB with OC, so decided to give that to my sister so she could play games)

that seems rather silly to only allow 256MB RAM in XP Mode ... considering minimum system requirements is more than that, isnt it?

RellikZephyr
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05 May 2009   #9

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

yeha its 512 , from memory..

Enzo.
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06 May 2009   #10

Windows 7 RC
 
 

Do you think a virtual machine has a dedicated 3d graphics card? No! How can it render that much graphics....look at the display adapter on the VM, I am sure that does not meet the minimum requirements to play a 3d game like that.

They have done something similar with onlive however, but using monster servers with custom 3d cards to render the game natively, and then stream the video over the web....so yo could wait until onlive launches and then it will work.
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