XP games to Vista

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Games' started by AshT93, Jul 15, 2006.

  1. AshT93

    P Guest

    guys guys, i have a

    AMD athlon 64 3500+
    geforce 7600GT
    2gb ram

    after installing vista i tryed installing my geforce's drivers, i use 91.X
    if i remember right, however the drivers arnt recognized by the os, after
    rebooting its like i didnt install the drivers at all, when i go to
    properties>display settings>advance> i dont see the aditional nvidea tab with
    all the options, i tryed unistalling the drivers, and installing the latest
    drivers from nvideas site that didnt help either, also tryed the windows
    vista compatible nvidea drivers and didnt work 2.
    I also tryed runing counter strike 1.6, but it starts up and crashes
    immidiately after 3 seconds.
    so i was wondering if any1 had the same problems (with the drivers, and
    runing games like cs) and can help me out.

    P, Nov 9, 2006
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    DanteLA Guest

    Yes, as others on this board have said but I would like to add that a game
    that I was having issues with in Windows XP (XIII - it would load level 3)
    plays without issues in Vista Ultimate.
    DanteLA, Dec 4, 2006
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    tannerator Guest

    For the love of god i can't get battlefield 2142 to play! it loads up fine
    but when i try to play the game i.e join a server, the game just crashes to
    windows. I just don't understand it.
    tannerator, Jan 28, 2007
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    Luis Guest

    well my names Luis. and i was wondering if farcry can work on vista. iv'e
    tried it many times but it won't work. i need solutions. thank you!
    Luis, Jan 28, 2007
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    Trekkie Guest

    Hi. I am a major trekkie and was wondering if these games would work on
    windows vista home premium edition:
    Starfleet Command 3
    Star Trek Legacy
    Star wars galactic battlegrounds
    Midtown madness 2
    The sims makin' magic.

    Trekkie, Jan 29, 2007
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    thomas Guest

    yes they do i have thm all!! command 3 needs compatiblity enabled
    thomas, Jan 29, 2007
  8. AshT93

    Trekkie Guest

    Thanks thomas.

    What is compatiblity enabled and how do I get it? Is it a download?
    Trekkie, Jan 29, 2007
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    thomas Guest

    find the icon right click and on the compatiblity tab run it in xp sp2
    compatiblityand visual theme disabled
    thomas, Jan 29, 2007
  10. AshT93

    Trekkie Guest

    Thanks again.

    Just a couple more questions. Does Pirates of the Carribean (game) work on
    vista? And does Vista run games withou the use of disks? If not, how do I get
    games to run without the use of disks?

    Trekkie, Jan 30, 2007
  11. Have you seen today's Windows Update deling with compatibility issues
    on a long line of programs including games?
    Hugh Wyn Griffith, Jan 30, 2007
  12. AshT93

    Trekkie Guest

    no. where is it? maybe you can awnser my qusetion. Do games run without disks
    Trekkie, Jan 31, 2007
  13. I found the updates when I ran Windows Update manually and when I got
    the list, double clicking on one to see the details.

    I don't do games so can't help you about your other question. I know
    that MS Streets & Trips gives the option of keeping the maps on the CD
    or transferring them to the hard drive but I don't know what games do
    -- I would think it would affect speed to much to run from a CD or DVD.
    Hugh Wyn Griffith, Jan 31, 2007
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    rcop Guest

    Hey all,
    Dont even think that you are going to run COD United Offensive on VISTA
    ........NO way no how.....IT loads fine but when you go to multi player it
    crashes.Single player works,,,,but who wnats to play yourself!

    Just a thought (I HATE VISTA)
    rcop, Feb 14, 2007
  15. I offer some suggestions to your other post. Maybe you should go for CoD2 ?
    Dale \Mad_Murdock\ White, Feb 14, 2007
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    DRS1053 Guest

    Will "Age of Mythoudology" work on a Vista Home Premium System?
    DRS1053, Feb 19, 2007
  17. Battlefront II has worked for me just fine but would love to get the regular
    battlefront working......One that really bugs me is actually one of my
    favorites of all time is Red Alert 2....I can load it and get it all ready to
    go but tells me that there is a fatal error when it goes to load and then
    NOTHING....What the hell was going through these guys minds when they
    released something with no backwards compatibility?!!!!!!
    Red Alert 2.....NO GO, Feb 28, 2007
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    Brian Lawson Guest

    Try Running in winxp sp2 compatibility mode.... just a thought, Till there's
    a patch ready. Works in vista x86 and x64 for me.
    Brian Lawson, Feb 28, 2007
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    Unicron Guest

    That worked for me when I ran RA2 and Tiberian Sun.
    What sux is that there isn't a network protocol that works outside of
    joining Westwood Online.
    Unicron, Mar 1, 2007
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    Patrick Guest

    Im trying to get Jedi Knight Jedi Academy (jka) to work but i get a openGL
    error i have the windows vista home prem 32-bit edition of vista
    Patrick, Mar 30, 2007
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