Windows XP Game Advisor

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Bman, Jan 18, 2004.

  1. Bman

    Bman OSNN Veteran Original

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    I'v been looking at screenshots on Neowin.net, that have a screen on there desktop that is called "Windows XP Game Adviser" which tests your system to see if its good enough for a game. Do any of you know what this is all about, and how I can get ahold of it??

    Thanks.
     
  2. ming

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    It just analyses your systems hardware (specs) and OS, and then gives you a list of the latest games that will work on your machine.

    Check Microsoft's gaming site.
     
  3. Bman

    Bman OSNN Veteran Original

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    a link you can give me?
     
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    ming OSNN Advanced

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    My bad! You see the list of games first, then you test your system to see if it'llwork on your system.
     
  6. Bman

    Bman OSNN Veteran Original

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    yea after I asked you, i went and found it myself, its pretty cool. Thanks for the help, its a nifty little thing they got!!
     
  7. ming

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    No prob! :)
     
  8. Bman

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    the funny thing is, every game I try, it says I have minimal requirments. Which for some games, I know I have max..weird
     
  9. ming

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    MS is always weird. No matter what your system specs are, MS usually tells differently.
     
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    Ha! They're in league with the hardware manufacturers to make you buy better and more expensive hardware!

    Actually, M$ says it cannot determine what I have so they cannot see if I have the necessary requirements. Hmm.
     
  11. chaos945

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    I found this handy app a long time ago, but it could be useful for those who don't know how to find out their system specs. What it will do is give a detailed rundown on everything on your system.

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