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Problem with Age of Empires II by cosarrara
After install Age of Empires II, i try to play, but it not run and the message is: "Could not initialize graphics system. Make sure that your video card and driver are compatible with DirectDraw" My Pc is new, i have a good ATI card and i try with the solutions proposed in this link without any result: http://support.microsoft.com/?scid=kb%3Ben-us%3B242902&x=22&y=12 Can anyone help me,...
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November 28th 09 07:45 PM
by Denabug09 Go to last post
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Microsoft Tinker by ingow
I just installed Windows update KB954955 which is the game Tinker. When I click on the start menu link or the tinker.exe file I get a small inker window and then the message "Tinker.exe has stopped working ...". If I click on the shortcut link in the Windows Games/Tinker directory the game starts, but it is not displayed correctly. Basically I cannot see all of the buttons and writing. I...
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November 28th 09 04:02 PM
by Arthur Pounder Go to last post
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Janes FA-18 and Vista by Charles Harris
Can't figure this one out. The game ran fine on Beta 2 and RC-1. Problem code posted below. Help anyone?? Problem signatu Problem Event Name: APPCRASH Application Name: F18.ICD Application Version: 1.0.0.1 Application Timestamp: 3839c218 Fault Module Name: F18.ICD Fault Module Version: 1.0.0.1
November 28th 09 02:49 PM
by Dave Hodges[_2_] Go to last post
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Fullscreen games minimize to tray automatically by FrozenLord
Hi, I've got a problem with my Vista Home Premium x64 and haven't found a solution so far. My PC started recently to minimize some games to the tray when I start them. Those games a - Sacred Gold - Ghost Recon (inlcuding both addons) - Tom Clancy's HAWX Demo
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November 27th 09 12:19 PM
by housewife Go to last post
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Problem running Defending the Reich by Bill Keys
I need to load three .dll files into my System32 folder to prevent the Runtime:429 error. I must first change the Administrative rights in the same folder to full,so far I have been unable to do this since all options are grayed out. Any assistance in this matter would be greatly appreciated.
November 24th 09 12:50 PM
by Bill Keys Go to last post
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Problem running Defending the Reich by Bill Keys
I need to load three .dll files into my System32 folder to prevent the Runtime:429 error. I must first change the Administrative rights in the same folder to full,so far I have been unable to do this since all options are grayed out. Any assistance in this matter would be greatly appreciated.
November 24th 09 12:50 PM
by Bill Keys Go to last post
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New Free Sites for gamers of all levels! 52897 by Commander[_2_]
I have created several game sites that contain all kinds of information about games, gamers and gaming. Please check them out and let me know what you think! http://gameneedle.com http://gamebrainy.com http://gamedisease.com http://gameperformers.com S.DCCa$+l,XBIlpVdgoNb*#)%
November 22nd 09 07:10 PM
by Commander[_2_] Go to last post
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Vampi The Masquerade: Bloodlines by Angelo Pacitto
Hi, Anyone have any luck in running this in Vista or Vista 64? What did you have to do to make it run? Any sugeestions would be apreciated. Thanks,
November 21st 09 04:03 PM
by windyvoice[_2_] Go to last post
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Sidewinder joystick not compatable for vista? by xmang
Any word if we can get a driver for this old joystick and if it will ever be usable with the new Vista OS?
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November 16th 09 02:23 AM
by Geoffrey Cohen[_2_] Go to last post
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Silent Hunter 4 by TheITStudent
I've had major problems with the above game. its been so bad that I now want to uninstall it but Vista doesn't seem to be able to do it. Can anybody help with this problem and does anybody have any advice on getting the game to work? :sa: -- TheITStudent
November 14th 09 07:32 PM
by Dusty[_2_] Go to last post
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vista spider solitaire helper by rrobelen
I play Vista spider 2 suits (intermediate). I have solved the first 516 games (and still going). I read somewhere that all 2 suit games are solveable. I could not have solved the games without an Excel spreadsheet that I developed that does not solve the games but helps you solve them by keeping track of the cards you have managed to expose. I only use it on the hard ones but without it I would...
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November 13th 09 03:59 AM
by oswaldo novaes Go to last post
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Command & Conquer first decade problem by Stefan S
Hello I have some problem with som games in first decade red allert 2 gets "fatal string error" at start and quits tiberian sun and generals doesn´t recognize the cd. I´m running windows vista home premium swedish version. Stefan
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November 12th 09 01:53 AM
by BuLLsh1T Go to last post
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Crysis problems. by Chuck[_2_]
This problem began to be noticed on vista, but the vista laptop was too slow to really get into crysis. Crashes such as this one occur on both. In additon, Crysis may also fail to menu, and be resumed with the resume game selection. This is a new win 7 system with a quad core AMD Phenom II at 3.2ghz, not overclocked, and a Diamond MM HD4890 video card also not overclocked. 4G OCX 1066 memory...
November 10th 09 10:29 AM
by Chuck[_2_] Go to last post
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Running DOS Games under Vista by Wogerwabby
I have tried to no avail t install and run AAAAANY of my older DOS based (and full screen) games that usd to run under XP and earlier. s there a workaround for this or am I stuck having to run these on an older machine??
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November 10th 09 04:33 AM
by thepcgameshop pcgameworld Go to last post
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Combat Flight Simulator and Combat Flight Simulator 2 by larry
I cannot get this software to load with Vista. Anybody have a fix? -- larry
November 5th 09 06:54 PM
by Phil Rhodes Go to last post
7 340
Problem installing Halo 2 by Andrew John Batsford
Hello, I've just changed my PC after my old one had a HDD melt down. On my old PC I had been playing Halo 2 with out any problems. But I cannot install halo on my new computer. Every time I try I get a message that pops saying I have proplem with "redist\vcredist.msi:' can anyone help me? Windows Vista Ultimate AMD Athlon 64X2 6000+ 2gbRam 800
November 4th 09 02:45 AM
by Joeman Go to last post
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Dungeon Keeper incompatible with Vista? by DarkMisstress
I am at the end of my tether! I go to install Dungeon Keeper or Dungeon Keeper Gold on my new Vista PC and it gets to the title screen with Horny and then closes into a blackbox at the top left of my screen, minimizes then closes. I am not the only one who cannot get it running on Vista either as you can see there are among hundreds of people with this...
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November 3rd 09 04:18 AM
by lewisstevens1 Go to last post
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Vampi The Masquerade: Bloodlines by Angelo Pacitto
Hi, Anyone have any luck in running this in Vista or Vista 64? What did you have to do to make it run? Any sugeestions would be apreciated. Thanks,
November 2nd 09 08:48 PM
by Angelo Pacitto Go to last post
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Dungeon Keeper 2 doesn't work by Shox
I am having problems getting my DK2 to work. I keep getting DKII.exe has stopped working. I have updated the game and searched through websites put i cant find a solution. -- Shox Posted via http://www.vistaheads.com
November 2nd 09 10:21 AM
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Dungeon Keeper 2 doesn't work by Shox
I am having problems getting my DK2 to work. I keep getting DKII.exe has stopped working. I have updated the game and searched through websites put i cant find a solution. -- Shox Posted via http://www.vistaheads.com
November 2nd 09 10:21 AM
by Shox Go to last post
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