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Windows 7: Gaming problem with win 7

11 Apr 2011   #1
Meanless

windows 7 ultimate x86
 
 
Gaming problem with win 7

oke hey all first post,
i have esprimo fujitsu mobile v5535 with 1g ram sis 3 mirage intel 2 celeron
running win 7 ultimate, i play this game called silkroad online,the problem is it runs slow in win 7,however when i switched to xp it runs normal but it keep crashes *sounds like vga crad compt problems ,tried latest version and diff versions of the driver still crashes when i start to play,even diff versions of dirextx *it load fine tho **
back to win 7,the game works normally but just slow dont crash,so i tried to disable win features,increasing virt memory,using game booster progs and readytoboost feature of win 7,however game still run slow,even tried to disable some services,still have that problem,so any advice?

Thanks in advnace


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11 Apr 2011   #2
biggles1000

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

The problem is that people say 7 is better for gaming. If you have an awesome rig, it is. If you have a computer like yours or mine, it's not. Games will generally run faster in XP. Make sure you have any unnecessary programs running when you want to play a game. However, given that you use system game boosting software, you probably already do.
The issues you have with the game could be your graphics card or just that you don't have enough RAM. Silkroad online seems to have pretty low system demands, so it shouldn't run too slowly.
How much video ram do you have?
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12 Apr 2011   #3
Meanless

windows 7 ultimate x86
 
 

i have up to 256mb ram,but i tried to run it at 64mb of shared memory but still no diff,the problem in xp bugged the whole out of me,that it really run smoothly but when i start to play it crashes then freezes the whole pc,i thought it's driver prob so tried all versions of video driver and also diff versions of directx,still same prob,the game glitches or so,i had xp sp3 installed,thought its the prob ,removed it and changed it to sp2,still lol,as for win 7,i kinda close all unnecessary process ,even disabled some serv too..
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12 Apr 2011   #4
Orbital Shark

 
 

Hi, welcome to the forums

You may want to try running the game in Compatibility Mode for XP and see if it helps.


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12 Apr 2011   #5
cody471

Windows 7
 
 

Buddy Win 7 uses 1Gb of ram,,thats why you are experiencing such slow performance in your games...so id say you get win xp on your laptop or get a new laptop.

And for your second case...check PC for viruses/reinstall game/check hardware updates/make sure your windows partition is not almost full or fully full
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12 Apr 2011   #6
biggles1000

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cody471 View Post
Buddy Win 7 uses 1Gb of ram,,thats why you are experiencing such slow performance in your games...so id say you get win xp on your laptop or get a new laptop.

And for your second case...check PC for viruses/reinstall game/check hardware updates/make sure your windows partition is not almost full or fully full
true. my HP ZV5000 has 512MB RAM and RAM usage for Windows 7 on it is nearly always 100%. Windows 7 functions best at 2GB minimum. MS were just trying to expand their Win7 userbase with the 512MB limit.
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15 Apr 2011   #7
bartekxx12

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

With that much RAM you should get Windows XP or buy some more RAM,

Here Windows 7 32Bit usage and that is 32 bit with nothing in the background...


Gaming problem with win 7-ram-usage.png


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15 Apr 2011   #8
biggles1000

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

yeah, the windows 7 ram usage is scarily high. as bartexx12 said, do try and buy some more ram of your laptop can support it. if not, do downgrade to XP. it will be a lot faster and is a lot better for some older games.
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15 Apr 2011   #9
bartekxx12

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Also want to add that you can get more RAM for your laptop (if it supports more) fairly cheap. I got 2GB DDR3 for 15 pounds here in the uk
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07 May 2012   #10
Meanless

windows 7 ultimate x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Orbital Shark View Post
Hi, welcome to the forums

You may want to try running the game in Compatibility Mode for XP and see if it helps.


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Hello sorry again for the trouble, how ever i have upgraded my lap rams up to 2GB well the problem still exist tho,same as before,runs fine and smoothly in win xp but crashes when i start playing,tried to install directx 10 still exist,however the latest sis 3 mirage dirver is incompatible with the game,so i switch to earlier version *note i reinstalled diff copy of win xp vista and 7,also fresh install of the game*
as for win 7 the game runs fine no crashes but its slows and freezes ever sec or the frame is slow dont know how to descripe it*lagging XD*,currently running in 128mb of shared memory,as for xp compt mode,when i try it the game won't load at all
thanks in advance
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