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How do I run a game in WIN98 compatibility mode?

Discussion in 'Games' started by pcornall, Sep 10, 2003.

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  1. pcornall

    pcornall Thread Starter

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    I've got an oldish game (not too old) and it's pre-windows xp. Anyway, because of this I can't install it. However, I've been told that it does work under XP, all I have to do is install it under Windows98 compatibility mode. I don't have a clue how to do this though - could anyone make me really happy and tell me how to do it?
     
  2. RSM123

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    Right click on the desktop icon > click the compatability tab at the top > choose your options from those listed.

    Its not infallible though - a game I tried last week crashed to desktop every time.
     
  3. Grendal

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    If setting the compatability mode to WIN98 doesn't work, try changing the screen resolution before starting the game
     
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