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I can't launch recently installed games on Windows Vista?

I recently installed Anno 1503, Mafia, and Praetorians on my PC. After installing each one, not one of them will work leading me to believe these are not individual issues relating to each but one. I ...
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Minecraft 1.8.6 download / launcher 1.6.11 issues Vista 32 bit [closed]

Recently, I had a hard drive failure on my daughter's computer. I am trying to get an older vista machine up and running for her to play Minecraft while the parts are shipping for repair. It took a ...
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Is it possible to get Space Cadet 3D pinball on Vista? [duplicate]

Is it possible to install 3D Pinball - Space Cadet pinball on Windows Vista and Windows 7?
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Can the DOOM 3 demo be run on Windows Vista?

I downloaded the DOOM 3 demo and tried running it on my WinVista box, but I got an error* and it won't run. Is it compatible with Vista? If so, what do I need to do to get it to run? *for those ...
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I miss Microsoft Pinball. Is it available for Windows Vista or Windows 7?

Am I the only one who misses Microsoft Pinball? Will the XP version work on Windows Vista or Windows 7?
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Burnout Paradise: constant crashing on Vista & Windows 7

I know this has little to do with gaming, but more to do with lack of gaming. On both my Vista PC as my Windows 7 laptop, Burnout Paradise crashes 9 times out of 10 just a few frames after going ...
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How do I run Phantasy Star Universe on Vista

I bought PSU awhile back when I still had XP, after upgrading to Vista some time ago I can't get it to run. All I get now is a Japanese Error Message. Has anyone run into, and fixed this issue?
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Can I change the icon for a game in the Windows Games Explorer?

Windows Vista and Windows 7 have a Games Explorer that downloads additional details for some games, such as the ESRB rating, recommended WEI score, game description and cover art which is used as the ...