how can i run older games under xp?

Discussion in 'PC Gaming' started by cobraab, Aug 26, 2002.

  1. cobraab

    cobraab Guest

    i have some games that based on dos,windows 95/98 that won't seem to work under xp , there is some emultor or soft to run that prog ??????
     
  2. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    compatibiltiy mode
     
  3. cobraab

    cobraab Guest

    what is that mean compatibiltiy mode?
     
  4. oerficus

    oerficus OSNN Addict

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  5. cobraab

    cobraab Guest

    in that site there is only prog that solve the sound problem, this is not good for me
     
  6. beatlesdb

    beatlesdb Guest

    on the icon that you click to kick off the game - right click on it and select "Compatibility" and try playing with the different options, I recommend trying:
    Run This Program In Windows 95
    and tick:
    Run in 256 colors
    Run in 640x480
    Disable visual themes
     
  7. dijital

    dijital Guest

    depends on how old the program is also. i have some dos/win 95/win 98 games that wont run on xp at all
     
  8. oerficus

    oerficus OSNN Addict

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    Most Dos games work that way on my PC though. Did you download and try it already?