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winxp/vista probs

By dude666
Sep 26, 2006
  1. hi people i have some xp games that i want to run on vista how would i go about this as they dont have a vista installers
     
  2. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,210   +424

    Run the installer - it's not XP specific
     
  3. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    So the Vista installer will install the XP games? Also, driver issues with Vista is causing me to shy away from Vista for now...
     
  4. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,210   +424

    I'm sorry - I don't think I'm understanding exactly what you're trying to do. What are these games you're trying to install? Also, if you're diving into Vista you should know that it's not complete and is only supposed to be functional till mid 2007. If you aren't using it for the purpose of testing then I would recommend you don't use it at all - at least until it's gold.
     
  5. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    That explains the situation with Vista. Thanks, LNCPapa
     
  6. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,210   +424

    Look for Vista to be finished sometime at the end of this year or early 2007 - if it doesn't get delayed again. Driver support is getting better with each new build though and it's a pretty slick operating system if you run it on a fairly capable system. You'll be doing lots of troubleshooting and reporting of problems to Microsoft this early in the game though. I've reported dozens of issues to MS myself.
     
  7. dude666

    dude666 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    the games i was going to install are;

    graw
    trl
    f.e.a.r
    nfsmw
    oblivion

    but i dint think they were vista compatible, do u understand me now
     
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