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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by kins, Jan 10, 2003.

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  1. kins

    kins Thread Starter

    Jan 10, 2003
    Just wondering if it is at all possible to use an xp system to run a game, that specifically says 95/98? I know this sounds like a duh kind of question, but thought maybe there are plugins or new drivers I could use or something to make them compatible. :confused:
  2. BTS '76

    BTS '76

    Dec 7, 2002
    Yeah I think it's possible, I bought a game for my xp pro, says on the game insert "windows 3.1 or windows 95" pretty old stuff. Anyway, I think that might just be the minimum. Good luck
  3. bencpht


    Dec 24, 2002
    if you right click on the program and go to its properties menu in windows xp, you'll find a tab that says compatibility. Click on that and you'll see an option to run the program in a compatibility mode for different operating systems (available in a drop down box). I personally haven't tried it but its supposed to work for almost any of the old win95/98 progs. Good luck
  4. sabledog

    sabledog Guest

    Apr 22, 2001
    just tried that this weekend.. it works...
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