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Running an Older OS game on Windows 7?


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#1 XuzI

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Posted 04 January 2012 - 04:10 AM

Is there a way to run a windows 98 game on Windows 7? I tried running the game on Win XP on virtual machine, it worked, but the graphics were messed up. I don't have a 98 disk. Thanks to anyone that can help me!

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Posted 04 January 2012 - 12:18 PM

If they're DOS type of games see here: http://www.smartestcomputing.us.com/topic/39445-play-dos-games-in-xp-vista-and-windows-7/

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Posted 04 January 2012 - 12:38 PM

Have you already tried installing and running the program in Windows 7? If so, what happens?

If not, install the game, then right-click the program in the start menu, click 'properties', then the 'compatibility' tab, and click 'Help me choose the settings'. Follow the instructions.

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Posted 04 January 2012 - 01:07 PM

Most windows 98 games cant run in windows 7 sadly but if the game can run in dos try using dosbox http://www.dosbox.com/




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