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Windows 7: help with installing a new OS

12 Apr 2011   #1
Dgilliland001

windows 7
 
 
help with installing a new OS

hey guys, i am looking to take Windows Vista, and install that on my laptop... right now i am running windows 7 and i use my laptop for gaming.. and school... i play diablo and starcraft ... while starcraft 2 and diablo 3 will be compatible for windows 7, my fav, diablo 2 is not... so i want to go with vista so i can continue playing diablo 2 untill diablo 3 comes out...

So if i did this, ohw do i go about doing it... AND how do i go about saving my current starcraft 2 game and account... plus save all my picturs.. would i just put those on a cd??

thanks!!


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12 Apr 2011   #2
MacGyvr

Windows 7 Ultimate RTM (Technet)
 
 

Run it in compatibility mode...it should work fine on 7.
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12 Apr 2011   #3
Dgilliland001

windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MacGyvr View Post
Run it in compatibility mode...it should work fine on 7.
this is what i am currently doing.. the colors are all neon-y and it runs in a window about 5''x5'' instead of using my whole screen...

or---

i can get it to a 8''x8'' screen, but the graphics are absolutely horrible!!!

so i get good graphics, and small screen, or big screen and terrible graphics... or small screen with neon colors..

so im just saying screw it and putting windows vista on (maybe).
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12 Apr 2011   #4
gregrocker

 

Make sure you are running it correctly: Compatibility Mode - Windows 7 Forums

Do you have a Win7 retail copy, or did it originally come on that machine?
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