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Windows 7: Windows 8 Will Be the Beginning of the End for 7

17 Aug 2010   #51

Windows 7 Pro X64

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Games not running well in 7? You have to be kidding me! I have older Legacy to XP compatible games running on the 64bit 7! In fact that is the one software area where only some exceptions simply wouldn't be found to run even on Vista meant to for XP but found to run on the 32bit 7 there.
Erll some games don't run right without have to do crazy things like chat in-front of a full moon...(lol) still some games don't run unless you do some silly things like starcraft where I need to have a display setting window open in 1 specific spot
There's a fix for that if you go into the registry. Here's the post relating to it:
StarCraft fix holy cow!
Wow that worked :) thanks for posting that link :)

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17 Aug 2010   #52
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64

The games presently on the 64bit 7 here range from 9+yrs. to 4-5yrs or longer, and a few more recent titles seen within the last year like FREAR2 and The 2009 sequel to RTCW called "Wolfenstein" released last summer.

Backward compatibility wise for the 32bit 7 and 32bit emulation seen with the 64bit 7 along with the way these games are generally written to be compatible with more then one version of Windows to start with all play a role.

Now if W8 follows that type of success many will be looking at it. For the time being however 7 is "standing tall" at this time and not likely to be shaken off that easily!
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