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I found simply running them as an Administrator made the problem go away. I went to a site for one once, but the manual was way too long to read and comprehend. IonstormsucksDecember 20th, 2008, 16:24I'm trying to install Gothic 2 Gold on Window's Vista Home Premium, but every time I click "install" on the autorun menu the applications goes to the familiar Steam customers were advised by Cyan last year to set Apathy to 1 so it would only run on 1 core. Check This Out

Get geeky trivia, fun facts, and much more. etc... by R. Mike FrankumJuly 24th, 2008, 07:54Thanks Aqana, the patch certainly solved the door problem, and now I'm heading back to the circus to see if it has fixed my problem with finding https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/64-bit-problems-with-games-347232/

Windows Vista Troubleshooting Startup

Workaround: quit and start again. Hopefully that would be best of both worlds game wise. Top 5 things that never get done:1. Or maybe someone who could guide me through the process?

  • I tried various compatibility modes, but it seems to just exit out as soon as it shows the intro image, and tells me it has stopped working.
  • CorwinSeptember 23rd, 2007, 01:36We discovered yesterday, that Hamachi doesn't seem to like Vista!!
  • No problems at all with it.
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  • The original has a patch, and there is a third party patch to get it working.
  • I know, but from the other topics I've been able to gather a lot of people here have played a great deal of games other than RPGs.

LoburianAugust 29th, 2007, 14:4732-bit sorry...the worst i've had to do to some games (already listed) to run is on some change the compatablity. The oldest game I could find there, that I recognized, was Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines, which is an amazing game that does work with 64-bit. I'll go in search of them now.. Problems With Windows Vista Updates I'm running XP64!!

BigpapaAugust 25th, 2007, 11:28Age of Empires 2 and Expansion, couldn't play without a nocd patch, since it refuses to see cd's. I have intel core 2 quad 2.33 ghz, 6 gb ddr2 ram, nvidia 9500 gt 1 gb ddr, large hard drive etc, running vista home premium 64 bit. and I hope this is the right place and I do it right, I screwed up a couple of times earlier. https://www.vistax64.com/vista-hardware-devices/172887-problems-running-any-game-vista-business-x64.html It crashes when the game proper is about to start.

Compatibility-wise and that does not even include that horrible abomination called Aero. Windows Vista Good Or Bad So I pulled out my Vista disk and it had no problem at all. I will post some instructions shortly when I get time. As long as you know how to properly optimize your PC (run disk defrag and CCleaner, check for viruses/spyware, disable unnecessary processes and services, do a bit of Vista tweaking, etc.)

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I actually had a better driver experience than XP because at this stage of the game Vista loaded everything I had with the update. true? Windows Vista Troubleshooting Startup And I'm talking from experience,don't believe those bashers AufbanMember Since: May 20, 2006Posts: 53AufbanFollowForum Posts: 53Followed by: 0Reviews: 0 Stacks: 0Forum Karma: 0#12 Posted by Aufban (53 posts) - 9 years, Windows Vista Home Premium Problems kNOwWHEREtoRUNDecember 20th, 2010, 09:24Baldur's Gate Works fine in Win7 with compatibility mode set to XP.

The problem was not solved by installing the latest PhysX drivers from Ageia, nor by updating to version 1.3. his comment is here CorwinAugust 26th, 2007, 13:44Perhaps someone could post a step by step way to do this!! I also hope that this problem isn't just to do with me being a bit senile now! Has anyone run MM7 on Vista 64-bit? Windows Vista Failure Reasons

I got good mashine and Unreal Tournament 3 allways stop working, so Falls to the windows. That solved it for me. I backuped my saves and reinstalled the game and its patches I left it unmodded, since I had been using the Repair mod beforehand I then deleted the corrupt saves and this contact form edit: then there is another possible solution: to use some linux distribution (as second OS or virtualize it) and try to run older Windows games using Wine or Cedega ...

That's why Larian removed it altogether with the last patch, as far as I know. How To Repair Windows Vista Without Losing Data Lucky DayJanuary 12th, 2009, 06:13I'm trying to get Riven to work and so far after some googling I've gotte at least somewhere but its not perfect. Well time to enjoy the game :biggrin: Thanks again.

If you want to trash Vista, please do so in the OFF Topic forum!!

wogesAugust 26th, 2007, 21:44STALKER's graphics completely corrupted. Now we need someone to try out the Baldurs Gate games, Planescape torment, and some of the Might & Magic 6-8. I'm also using QT Lite which I can't say is not a problem - although QT 6.3 (real) had freezing issues as well. Windows Vista Slow Performance JazAugust 30th, 2007, 01:00I already mentioned that Morrowind ran fine on my rig, did I?

thanks! It seems to be a lot faster than XP but that may be because of the RAID. I also got the error messsage that the game was 32-bit and was not supported on a 64-bit system even though 32-bit games "supposedly" do run on a 64-bit OS.Wondering what navigate here It is possible to run Gothic on Vista, as I just tried without any problems.

It's a far cry from the "can't run lots of stuff" that some people make it. shadow_hkNovember 22nd, 2008, 11:14hi, I need some info. On my win7 partition I have DX9.0c for some games and 10.1 for others. The 10th anniversary ed Riven has some of the same problems in Vista as the original so some of the workarounds on the net are still valid.

Also, more comment about Fallout1/2 too please :D It would be so great if the Age of Wonders and Space Rangers games would work too without any hassle. WORK! Nitrous2OMember Since: June 11, 2004Posts: 1813Nitrous2OFollowForum Posts: 1813Followed by: 0Reviews: 0 Stacks: 0Forum Karma: 0#9 Posted by Nitrous2O (1813 posts) - 9 years, 8 months agoI have Vista 64-bit also and Thanks for the suggestion.

To get technical about it, the processor switches to 32-bit mode "on the fly" whenever it gets 32-bit opcodes -- in other words, it looks to the program exactly like a The game could be having issues with the operating system itself and not the platform, that is why I suggested trying the compatibility mode or as an admin. So it's assumable that on a fresh install you could load an older version of DX and test the game. Its weird and a little different but I'll get used to it.

Same machine running XP64 and it runs perfect and hasn't crashed once. All rights reserved.Privacy PolicyAd ChoiceTerms of UseHelpAdvertiseCareersMore Sitesgiantbomb.comgamefaqs.commetacritic.comgamerankings.comReviewsLatest ReviewsPCPS4Xbox OneSwitchNewsLatest NewsPCPS4Xbox OneSwitchShowsRebootGameSpot NewsThe LobbyNew ReleasesScreen/PlayCommunityForumsCommunity Blog facebook.com/gamespot twitter.com/gamespot youtube.com/gamespot RSSGameSpot Game of the Week Use your keyboard!ESCLog in to comment Close I managed to pick up Nicolai at the Circus. CorwinSeptember 5th, 2007, 06:47I can't see why not, but I haven't yet tried it!!

mrfriesSeptember 10th, 2007, 21:17i've installed fallout 2 under every compatability, as administrator and not, and tried to play it under every compatability, and it still doesnt work.

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