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Windows 7: Game not working ONLY since Win 7 registration

27 Dec 2009   #11
Turbojoe

Win 7/Ubuntu 9.04
 
 

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Please help me understand why I should have to go through all of this after two programs worked just fine. I registered my copy of Windows 7 and now they don't work anymore? I now need to do a system restore and or re-install both programs!? C'mon. That's way beyond ridiculous!

Joe
Data corruption can happen to the best of us at anytime and for any number of reasons. The fact that you just registered Windows 7 and then this happened could be just pure coincidence.

I know you made it perfectly clear that you have done no changes at all, but has Automatic Update made any changes without you realising maybe? You might not have to reinstall the above mentioned two programs/games if you just run System Restore and start back-tracking each update that might have happened.
I'm trying not to be a jerk but this is insane. Windows updates aren't an issue. (hasn't happened since registration that I can document). Nothing has been changed on my computer other than e-mails received and sent in the last 5-10 days. There is absolutely NO reason for anything to change yet after the registration last night I can't use either of the two games I had (and had used many times before) on my computer. There is simply no reason for these programs to no longer work unless registration changed something. Going further there is no reason for my DVD to not work since Windows 7 installation like so many, many others that have "upgraded" to Windows 7. Do one of you guru's want to figure THAT one out! Hundreds if not thousands of people would be forever grateful.

Joe


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27 Dec 2009   #12
cloud8521

 

dont argue, just TRY it, doing NOTHING does not fix a problem. whining on the forum will not magically fix it either. either try what is stated, or be quiet. either that or reinstall your system again
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27 Dec 2009   #13
Generator

XP Pro SP3 x86/Vista SP2 x64/Win7 x64 Triple-boot
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Turbojoe View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Generator View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Turbojoe View Post
Please help me understand why I should have to go through all of this after two programs worked just fine. I registered my copy of Windows 7 and now they don't work anymore? I now need to do a system restore and or re-install both programs!? C'mon. That's way beyond ridiculous!

Joe
Data corruption can happen to the best of us at anytime and for any number of reasons. The fact that you just registered Windows 7 and then this happened could be just pure coincidence.

I know you made it perfectly clear that you have done no changes at all, but has Automatic Update made any changes without you realising maybe? You might not have to reinstall the above mentioned two programs/games if you just run System Restore and start back-tracking each update that might have happened.
I'm trying not to be a jerk but this is insane. Windows updates aren't an issue. (hasn't happened since registration that I can document). Nothing has been changed on my computer other than e-mails received and sent in the last 5-10 days. There is absolutely NO reason for anything to change yet after the registration last night I can't use either of the two games I had (and had used many times before) on my computer. There is simply no reason for these programs to no longer work unless registration changed something. Going further there is no reason for my DVD to not work since Windows 7 installation like so many, many others that have "upgraded" to Windows 7. Do one of you guru's want to figure THAT one out! Hundreds if not thousands of people would be forever grateful.

Joe
Again, Data corruption can happen for a number of reasons, You don't have to physically alter something on your system for corruption to happen.

Power failures/spikes, Improper shutdowns, not ejecting hardware correctly, faulty hardware, placing a none sheilded speaker too close to your PC.. just to name a few things that could cause this..
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27 Dec 2009   #14
Mercurial

Windows 7 32bit RTM
 
 

my windows 7 works fine for me. you've got a problem. try the suggestions people are telling u and stop whining. it should be you're fault in the first place. theres no one else using you're pc right?
OURS WORK URS DONT! SO WHY BLAME WINDOWS !
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27 Dec 2009   #15
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Hi there, you are here to seek help but you don't want to follow the help provided by us. That's not working.

I'd rather recommend you to do a clean install of Windows 7.
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27 Dec 2009   #16
ZeshanA

 

Have you tried Compatibility Mode?

Try running it for Windows XP SP2 and then try SP3. Have you ever had Vista on your PC? Did the program work then?

ZeshanA
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27 Dec 2009   #17
Qdos

 

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I was "happy" with what was kind of "working" until I completed registration. Now since registration the only program I really cared about can no longer load!
Can I just add that having read through this thread that I simply find don't believe the claims being made by the OP, no more, no less...
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27 Dec 2009   #18
Joan Archer

Windows 10 64bit/Windows 10 64bit
 
 

I've just had a quick look through the thread and can't see it mentioned, did you run the Microsoft Upgrade Advisor on your machine before putting Windows 7 on it, that would have told you what was compatible and what you needed to do to make things work.
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27 Dec 2009   #19
Turbojoe

Win 7/Ubuntu 9.04
 
 

I appreciate all the replies. I've found the cure. I'm going back to XP. It worked.

Mods can close the thread.
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