Old XP-era games


  1. CJW
    Posts : 439
    10 Pro. 64Bit
       #1

    Old XP-era games


    My comfuser is running 7 Pro 64Bit w/SP1. Is there any way to get these games:

    Slam!
    Sabacc
    Jezzball

    to run w/o having to install XP inside my 7 machine?
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  2. Posts : 1,962
    Windows 7 x64 (Ultimate)
       #2

    Have you tried running or installing them in comp mode?
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  3. Posts : 2,416
    Windows 7 Ultimate x64
       #3

    Apparently, all those are far older than "XP-era". For the few things I just saw about them, they're built for Win 3X, so it's not possible to run them on x64 Windows. The main problem comes that x64 Windows cannot run 16 bits programs like your games.

    So no, it's not possible to run them directly. Workarounds include a virtual machine running XP/98/3.1/7 x86, try to get a newer, 32 bits version if it exists or dual booting into one of those OSs. A virtual machine is often the easiest solution, and for those games performance isn't usually a problem.
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