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Maybe the same issue occurs in Vista 64bit. 32bit on the other hand is more forgiving.
 
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i have had issues with old games that use older directx versions with vista 64bit. was kind of annoying...i wanted to play revenant!!!!!
 
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Every game I have played so far on Win 7 raging from old to new has worked fine. And when I say old, I'm talking DX8 old.
 
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i was talking dx6 old lol

EDIT: is it bad when we measure the passage of time not by our AGE, but by the DirectX versions??? :laugh:
 
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This is very good IMO. And reminds me of the XP's compatibility of Dos games back in the day.
 
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Every game I have played so far on Win 7 raging from old to new has worked fine. And when I say old, I'm talking DX8 old.
Me too except for Tribes 2 so far. Get "not valid Win32 application" error. Haven't spent much time troubleshooting it yet though.
 
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Maybe the same issue occurs in Vista 64bit. 32bit on the other hand is more forgiving.
I have tried a few games (Gothic, Gothic 2, Messiah, to name a few) that run fine on Vista but won't run under Windows 7. I'm still up in the air with my feelings about Windows 7. NWN2 toolset dosen't work.
 
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I installed Frogger 2 (DX7, 2000) on my Win7 x64 and it worked perfectly except for the music was missing. Even SEGA Smash Pack II (a collection of old sega games like Kid Chameleon, Sonic, etc.) worked. I was pleasantly surprised. I will probably try more old games later on.
 
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sacred 2 got some issues with win7 because i play it and after 1min it kicks me out without any error screen just like if u end process of some program :d.I wonder if its win7 issue or ati drivers 9.10 or overclocked CPU 4.0Ghz,because in vista it worked fine only at that time i had phenom 9850,didnt tried game with i7core till now.
 
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Stalker clear sky

My Brother got problems running this game under windows 7 ultimate, when he run game it says you dont got enought privilleges torun this game,we sen admin rights to this game even this account is administrator,and still got that message,we even set superadmin with net administrator on.the same.
how to get run this game because i read in internet that this game works fine with win7
 
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Microsoft Fury 3 (1995) won't install on 7 x64 because it uses a 16-bit installer. I did have the game working perfectly in 32bit Vista with no compatibility adjustments needed.
 
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Hmm found a flaw in his list. Jedi Outcast works fine on my machine. But all of a sudden KoTOR 2 and Academy are crashing.
 
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Warhammer 40k dawn of war dark crusade installed and ran just fine, but at some point I got an error during gameplay and all of my profiles and save games were gone...

Also, I had a mate that had some problems with opengl games(serious sam, CoD, enemy territory) (screen goes haywire or just flickers), but an option concerning a buffer in rivatuner fixed it. So that might be more of a bug in the nvidia drivers.