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Windows 7: Problem with old games

30 Sep 2010   #1
asylum89031

Windows 7 64
 
 
Problem with old games

Hello
is there anything that i can do so i can get my old games to run on my windows 7 Opperating system. Im trying to play Battle field 1942 and Age of Empires, age of kings/conqs?


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30 Sep 2010   #2
darkphantom

W7 64bit ultimate
 
 

If they are dos games, there is something called DOSBox you can download. Why BF1942 doesn't play is beyond me...it isn't that old comparatively speaking.
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30 Sep 2010   #3
asylum89031

Windows 7 64
 
 

it wont even read my CD
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30 Sep 2010   #4
Crispy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Service Pack 1 (Build 6.1.7601)
 
 

Hello asylum89031 welcome,

Are you sure that your Cd's are not scratched at all? also how old is you CD drive?
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30 Sep 2010   #5
Gornot

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Battlefield 1942 is reported as working on 7x64.
Please update your system specs in your profile before we can move on.
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30 Sep 2010   #6
asylum89031

Windows 7 64
 
 

i have a DVD drive.. all drivers are updated.. thank you for the help.. i looked up the age of kings problem and fixed it by ending my EXPLORER.exe while playing.. i will check for battlefield 1942 see if my disk is just messed up.. Thank you for the help
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02 Oct 2010   #7
darkphantom

W7 64bit ultimate
 
 

Buy an external drive and test it out or if you know how, swap out the drives.
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