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Windows 7: PC game for win XP,is it suitable for win7?

14 Dec 2012   #1

windows 7 home premium x 64
PC game for win XP,is it suitable for win7?


I have a computer game called "Racing simulation 3",by Ubisoft.Its meant for windows xp.Is it possible to install that game on windows 7 home premium? Are there any problems I'm likely to encounter if I try to install on win7?

Any advice will be greatly appreciated.


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14 Dec 2012   #2

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro

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I would suggest trying to install it and see what happens, I think the worst thing that happened is that it won't work.
First I would create a System Restore Point - Create

You also may want to look at this tutorial Compatibility Mode

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14 Dec 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x86

I just recently installed GTA San Andreas which is 'only' for xp... It worked first time so... try it but first follow the advice above
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14 Dec 2012   #4

windows 7 home premium x 64
Reply to both replies.

Thank you for your replies.I will follow the advice here.I miss playing those games.
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 PC game for win XP,is it suitable for win7?

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