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Windows 7: Games run faster/ if they cut out

10 Apr 2010   #1

Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium
Games run faster/ if they cut out

First tutorial.

Anyway, do your games run slow or stop working on windows 7?
well, if they do go to Start --> Control panel --> Programs

You should see:

Click "Run programs made for previous versions of Windows"
You should see:

Then it loads after next:

Select your program(in this case i selected 'fsx' Flight simulator X):

Click reccomended settings after you press next, should give something like:

Then just test program, to let you exit the move back... you can repeat this with any game that stops working, flight simulator X cut out and closed leaving you on your desktop.

Thanks, Pixelpro!

P.S. sorry if there is already one of theese tutorials.

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10 Apr 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Bit, Windows Developer Preview, Linux Mint 9 Gnome 32 Bit

That seems like the new way of resolving program incompatibility in Windows 7.

Here is a radical quick approach if you wanna make a program compatible with a previous version of Windows.

Compatibility Mode

Just go to the program folder and look for the application launcher that looks like the program's desktop shortcut icon, right click it, choose Properties, click the Compatibility tab and just check the Run this program in compatibility mode for check box and choose an operating system you want the program to be run in compatibility mode for then hit OK and walla!!!

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10 Apr 2010   #3

Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium

Same way basically, never seen that before... doesnt appear on my screen.
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