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Old 11-21-2006, 05:27 PM   #11
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Default Re: Will I be able to play XP games with Vista?

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I've had a couple of games not install, I get the message "This game has only been tested on Windows XP, setup will now exit" so there may be some that won't run.

This is with RC1 so maybe it will be fixed in the final release.

Generally speaking you would have to hope that eventually Vista will be fully backwards compatible.
you just gotta run the installer in compatibility mode for windows xp lol. right click > properties > compatibilty
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Old 11-21-2006, 06:54 PM   #12
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Default Re: Will I be able to play XP games with Vista?

True but I couldn't be bothered, I've clocked CoD2 on the hardest settings several time so didn't bother with compatability mode.

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Old 11-21-2006, 07:59 PM   #13
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Default Re: Will I be able to play XP games with Vista?

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the game looks horrible on vista either way

http://www.bungie.net/Games/Halo2Vis...enshots&page=1
lol they look like PS2 GFX


but anyway, YES you can run XP games on Vista. ha, ive even installed pre-windows 95 games on my XP.
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Old 11-22-2006, 06:54 AM   #14
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not halo 2
Unless you REALLY want to get that game, the others should play.
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Old 11-23-2006, 07:36 PM   #15
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Default Re: Will I be able to play XP games with Vista?

Ok then I will probably get Vista.
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