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Windows 7: Is their a full list somewhere that shows xp/vista games thatworkfor 7

28 Sep 2011   #1
greenwizard

window 7 64b SP1
 
 
Is their a full list somewhere that shows xp/vista games thatworkfor 7

I don't want to post a thread every time I find a xp/2000/vista game & want to play on 7.Is their a list somewhere for this?I figured as long as 7 has been out,it would have been done by now.But I have yet to find that list.


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28 Sep 2011   #2
Schroff87

7 ultimate x64
 
 

There can never be an exhaustive list for what you are asking. If in doubt search for "game name & windows 7".
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28 Sep 2011   #3
greenwizard

window 7 64b SP1
 
 

I found this.
Windows 7 Compatibility for PC Gaming: Action & Adventure Software Programs: Download Software Updates
Why is their a decent amount of games not able to run 64bit?I thought most games are ram hungry.
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28 Sep 2011   #4
Hellriser

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

If you want to play older games on Windows 7 I'd suggest GOG.com.

Now to answer your question, in a very simplistic way, 64bit is a different computer architecture. Some games just "don't know how to run" without some additional patches to make it 64-bit compatible.
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28 Sep 2011   #5
Gornot

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Here you go, we have our own topic for game compatibility:
Windows 7 Game Compatibility List
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