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Windows 7: Windows 7 not running games that were running in Windows XP

09 Aug 2010   #11
XPVISTA7

MS Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

Also i'm trying to save my money...


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09 Aug 2010   #12
freaky88

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

maybe the game isnt 7 compatible....?
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09 Aug 2010   #13
profdlp

Main - Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-Bit; 2nd - Windows Server 2008 R2
 
 

What games worked with XP that you are having trouble with now?

EDIT: Looks like freaky88 and I had the same thought at the same time.
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09 Aug 2010   #14
freaky88

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

i still love you moosey
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09 Aug 2010   #15
Darician

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by XPVISTA7 View Post
I also tried downgrading to XP but all the colours were weird and internet wouldn't connect, and some drivers were missing.
Yeah, your best bet would be to use 7 or some other PC to download the missing drivers for your computer model for XP. If you're trying to save money, then XP is your best bet for now and when you can afford to upgrade just a bit, 7 should be fine for you.

But then again, it depends on what games you're talking about because some have very low requirements.
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09 Aug 2010   #16
thefabe

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

Please don't take this as being rude. I just wanted to point out for others this is why it is always a good idea to run the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor before attempting to upgrade to Windows Seven. Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor - Download - Microsoft Windows Thanks. Fabe
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09 Aug 2010   #17
XPVISTA7

MS Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

Umm so Darician, what do I do?
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09 Aug 2010   #18
profdlp

Main - Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-Bit; 2nd - Windows Server 2008 R2
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by XPVISTA7 View Post
Umm so Darician, what do I do?
Tell us what games don't work.
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09 Aug 2010   #19
Darician

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Well, do you have 7 or XP installed right now? And like profdlp said, what games don't work?
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12 Aug 2010   #20
XPVISTA7

MS Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

The games you have to download(something like MapleStory)
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