I have recently installed windows 7 ultimate in my desktop previously installed windows XP now all the games which was there in XP is not working in windows 7 ultimate even when the compatibility is changed to windows XP sp3. Please help
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Yes, this is the problem with many games that can run in Windows Xp but not in Windows 7.
If you want to run those games, you will have to install Windows Xp again. Changing compatibility can run some games but not all.
If the program is not compatible, then you may to try install and run program in compatibility mode.
Use the following steps:
1 Right click on the program
2 click on properties
3 Click on comp ability tab
4 Select run this program in comp ability mode and select windows 7 or whatever operating system the program was running successfully.
Refer to the link here:make older programs run in this version of windows.
If you run windows 7 professional or ultimate version, install windows virtual PC and windows xp mode and execute your software in windows XP.http://www.microsoft.com/windows/vir...c/default.aspx
reinstall the Games in the new windows 7.
If you cannot reinstall then download the games from the internet.
they must have updated the files.
Or install windows xp inside your windows 7 this will solve the problem.
Games installed in windows XP not supporting in windows 7 ultimate.
There are many games which are compatible for Windows XP but not for Windows 7
So you have to find for the Games which are compatible for Windows 7 and Download them
i think there is a problem with your graphics card,
it should be 256MB to play games in windows 7 because,
the windows7 will take the 128mb of graphics.............so you cant play games with that,
so purchase the higher graphics card or change your os to windowsxp.
then you can play easily.
The games are designed t be compatible with the OS.
There may be a chance that the games which were designed for windows XP are not designed to be compatible with windows 7.
So the games which you could have played easily in windows XP may not be able to run on windows 7.
Hence they dont run on them.
But you can play there exciting games which are compatible with windows 7.
They have better graphics and better gameplay .
You will enjoy them.
the solution to the problem is very simple dear.
see, as you have mentioned that you have installed windows 7 Ultimate over windows XP.
that means at the moment your PC has got two windows.
Windows XP which is installed in C drive.
and windows 7 which is installed in D drive.
you need to re-boot your PC and at the boot it will ask you to select a boot drive-
"Earlier version of Windows". OR "Windows 7".
Enter on Windows 7.
te windows 7 will be booted.
now ou need to again install the games that you have already installed in windows XP.
and after installing you can play the same games here as well.
and yes , before installing the game make sure that you install the video driver , audio driver and the land driver of your PC in windows 7 as well.
as some games need special requirements to run.
Dear friend it is true and the games will no longer function in the windows 7.
However You can reinstall the games and they will start to function well.
Follow these steps.
1. Firstly goto the place where these games are installed and delete the games from there.
2. Now attempt to install the games in the windows 7.
3. Wait for installtion and then restart your pc.
4. Play your games now they will function properly.
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Well see I cant be much of help because you didnt mention the type of
error it gave..but see there are some games that doesnt Support
DIRECTX-11 and Windows 7works on it so may be this is
the reason why it may not be working......Or try re-installing the game again
and check again.... ..
ALL THE BEST
Hi, Dear friend
It might be the problem of compatible issue
So, try install the Game with these procedure to check if it helps
First of all go to the location of ... Game and right click on Setup.exe file....and choose TROUBLESHOOT COMPATIBILITY .....
then click on Try RECOMMENDED SETTINGS option
NOW click the START PROGRAM button.........and follow the instructions
after the completion of installation ...... click NEXT button from the program compatibility window
after choose SAVE THESE settings for this program option ....and then close the Trouble shooter
ALL THE BEST!!!!!!!!!!
I have the solution for your problem just do as i say.............................
1.This can be the problem of the display.
2.many of the games ill do not work with the the 32 bit OS of the Windows 7.
2.If you are using 64 bit still if you have the problem.
4.Then the files of that games may be delete when you have updated the OS.
5.So you try to uninstall those games and then install them again.
I hope by doing as i said you can solve your problem.
Have a nice day...........................