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Problem with old games (Compatibility Tab gone)

Discussion in 'Games' started by X-TeNDeR, Feb 12, 2008.

  1. X-TeNDeR

    X-TeNDeR New Member

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    Hi guys,
    I'm trying to play an old game (Baldurs Gate.. heh!), now you need to activate Compatibility Mode to play it right in XP, but the problem is, the Properties > Compatibility tab is gone. i used it not long ago for another game, but its gone now, and i tried every shortcut i have on my HD. this seems pretty strange.

    Oh, and the Compatibility Wizard, tried that too, the buttons are BLANKS. you see them, but there is no text on them, and they do nothing when pressed :rolleyes:
    Tried Safe-mode too, same thing.

    I run XP pro sp2.

    Any ideas?
     
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    compat mode works np's for me under sp2,so it could possibly be..

    corrupted XP install
    virus/trojan

    probably some other reasons as well ,but they spring to mind 1st.
     
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    X-TeNDeR New Member

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    Thanks for the reply.
    I've managed to use the compatibility toolkit from microsoft - turns out the installation is damaged (old old cd..).
     

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