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Questions tagged [windows-7]

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How to invert mouse y axis in Qube 2?

I know it's not possible in the game options, and it won't be developped, but is there any workaround to this ? So far I've tried a .NET Mouse inverter program, and Sakasa.exe They DO invert y axis ...
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Move Fable TLC saved games to Fable Anniversary

I'd like to move my Fable TLC save from OSX to Fable Anniversary on Win7. The directory contents look identical (Autosave, Autosave.qa, Profile.bin, and some manual saves), however, then ...
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Forcing Fullscreen at a custom resolution

Ok, so my laptop is garbage but runs fortnite 40-60 FPS in a window the size in the image provided, I want to play at that resolution but in a full screen , so I want to find out if I can set a ...
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How to take screenshots of the old games

As the title says. Right now I'm struggling to take a screenshot in Hexen II (this one uses DirectX 3) and Wizardry 8. I tried using RivaTuner Statistic Server (built-in MSI AfterBurner), Fraps, ...
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Why do some games refuse to display pictures?

When I select a game like X-men Origin in my Windows 7 PC, the games opens and seems to be working, but I can't see the display. I can hear the sound of the game option when I press up & down ...
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How to increass size window size of RPG maker XP game while keeping windowed mode

I have an RPG maker game, specifically RPG Maker xp, that I'm playing. I don't like it opening into full screen mode because I like being able to toggle in and out rapidly and full screen mode adds a ...
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How to get video playback in Birth of the Federation under recent Windows version?

I managed to install "Star Trek: Birth of Federation" (BotF) on Window7x64 on the default path C:\botf. I can start the game with compatible mode set to "Windows XP SP3". Unfortunately, the intro ...
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Can Minecraft Java Edition run on Windows 10? [duplicate]

I've been using the original Java Edition on my old Windows 7 PC for years and my family just gave me a new Windows 10 PC for Christmas. Can I keep using my old Java Edition on the new machine or do I ...
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Steam Link not sending sound to TV

When I start Steam Link I don't receive any sound from the TV. I checked sound settings and they were enabled. How can I fix this?
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Is it possible to upscale a windowed game?

I'm using Win7 and will upgrade to Win10 next year. I bought a GTX 1070 to run games in 4K. Some run smooth @ 60FPS, others are barely able to sustain 30FPS. Even though I wanna play games @ 4K, I'd ...
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mocute 053 - can't use on windows

I have a mocute 053 bluetooth game controller. I successfully connected it to my windows 7 PC but I can't use it in any game. I tried connecting it to overwatch and battlegrounds. when I move the ...
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Is it possible to connect Xbox One S controller to Windows 7 via Bluetooth?

I bought an Xbox One S controller to use over Bluetooth with my PC, however Microsoft only appears to support the controller in Windows 10. I'm running Windows 7, so is there a way to fix or hack it ...
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Morrowind doesn’t launch under Windows 7 (sometimes with the error “the application crashed”)

I recently reinstalled my OS with Windows 7 32 bit and I installed Morrowind GOTY, but when I try to run the MGE-GUI it doesn't launch at all. I've read that it needs administrator privileges, so I ...
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Where is Titan Souls's save file?

I want to copy Titan Souls to a pc, which doesn't have internet (but have the same OS). I copied the game folder from Program Files, and wanted to copy save folder from c:\Users\MyUser\AppData\Roaming\...
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How do I change the ingame popupmenu in counterstrike 1.6?

After going to a public server my game client downloaded a fiew files and since that moment it seems that the ingame popup menu (that opens when you press "H" and contains options like changing ...
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Conflict Global Terror Crash on Launch (PC)

I have been all over searching for a solution with no avail. I have version 1.0 of Conflict Global Terror, fresh off of disk install. The game worked fine for awhile with no issues. After I restarted ...
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How to trick WoW to play from network drive / NAS?

I remember that some time before I could play World Of Warcraft from a network drive. However now with client for WoD datadisk, I get error pop-up saying "The CAS system was unable to initialize: ...
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Running gta 4 in smoothly in inbuilt graphics (intel) [duplicate]

My pc specifications : Display: Intel 82945G Express chipset Family Ram :2 gb Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E4500 @2.20GHz 32 Bit windows 7 I want to run gta 4 on my pc anyway and graphics could be ...
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Dungeon Siege 2 vs Windows 7

I have a Dell Dimension 8400 running Windows XP & Dungeon Siege 2 Chinese version runs fine. The item information pop-up displays the numeric values, etc. I also have another modern laptop with ...
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Saved game not restoring anymore in No Man's Sky

I've been playing NMS for the past 4-5 days now. I had collected ~1M units, learned over 120 alien words, met >30 aliens on 4 star systems and so on, so forth. I last saved my game (successfully) ...
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Minecraft: PC with Windows 10 Upgrade?

I have Minecraft PC on my computer, which is on Windows 7. We are upgrading to Windows 10. My question is, can I play my current version on Windows 10, or must I play the Windows 10 Pocket Edition ...
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How do I connect my ps4 controller to my pc using bluetooth

Can anyone tell me how to connect my PS4 controller to my PC using Bluetooth? I am running Windows 7 with a generic Bluetooth dongle if that' important I have watched a lot of videos on YouTube but ...
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How to pin Steam games to Windows 7 task bar

When I right-click on a game on my Steam Library, I have the option to add a shortcut to my desktop. However, I can NOT put that shortcut in my Windows 7 task bar with other programs and games. Can ...
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How can I run old games on Windows 7 with a DirectX 9 error?

I have installed Command & Conquer Tiberium Wars on my Windows 7 laptop and updates. However, when I try to run it I see this error1: To answer the points in the dialog: I have DirectX 11 ...
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Max Payne No Gameplay on Windows 7

I have a physical disc copy of Max Payne 1. The disc does not work with Windows 7. I searched many gaming forums and their answers have not given me any success. The PC I'm trying to run it on has ...
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How can I automatically restart mGalaxy (MAME) if it crashes?

I fixed up an old arcade cabinet my office has and everything is working just trying to out the finishing touches on it. The cabinet is hooked up to a Windows 7 machine running MAME. I am using ...
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Steam - The Latest version of Microsoft DirectX(r) is required to play [game here]

If I try to launch any game from steam, it gives this error: Steam - latest DirectX required The latest version of MicrosoftX(r) is required to play [game] Microsoft DirectX(r) download site ...
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NOLF2 sound issue while running on Windows 7 x64

I installed No One Lives Forever 2 on Windows 7 x64, I've got sound for developers' cinematics and music and sound on very first main menu, but when I hit New Game, I don't get any sounds on ...
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Sim City 4 Deluxe Not Working in Windows 7 64 Bit

I have Sim city 4 Deluxe (for some reason it is the UK edition even though I live and bought it in North America) and it was working fine for a few months, but recently after updating Windows, it ...
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Command and Conquer: Generals not launching on Windows 7 64-bit

I've tried a large number of solutions to the problems that 64 bit Windows 7 has with Generals and Zero Hour, to no avail. I've been trawling all over the internet for a fix for my problem. To wit, I'...
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Exception in exception handler C&C [duplicate]

When I start the game(C&C Tiberium Wars) I get this error: FATAL ERROR: Exception in exception handler Problem signature: Problem Event Name: APPCRASH Application Name: cnc3game.dat ...
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How can I play Warcraft I on my Win7 Machine?

I figure that I'd need to open a separate window, and run a DOS shell of some kind in it, but based on the trouble I am having with Starcraft I and my video card, which is a decent quality Nvidia ...
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'Video Card 0 isn't in look-up file' when attempting to play Age of Mythology through Remote Desktop?

I am trying to run Age of Mythology through Remote Desktop. The reason for this is my Windows 7 Machine isn't powerful enough, but my Windows XP machine is. So, I am running Age of Mythology on ...
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Why isn't Windows' game controller properties able to recognize the guide button on the F310?

It seems to work on Steam Big Picture but somehow it won't get detected in both Xpadder and Windows' built in game controller properties thing. It doesn't even show up on the buttons list there.
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Baldur's Gate II config utility not working in Windows 7

Downloaded the BGII demo, just to see if I could run the game. Turns out that the configuration utlility shows up like this: As you can see, the window is too small for the info contained. So not ...
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AoE2/AoK LAN connectivity

With a group of friends, we fired up our old copies of AoK to play together through LAN, as the HD version (through Steam) only offered unplayable games. To play our "not so recent" games, we use an ...
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How to get Heroes of Might and Magic 1 for Windows 95 work in Windows 7 64-bit

I have a collection of old games in a CD (from year approximately 1995). One the games included is Heroes of Might and Magic 1. I would like to get this game working properly on my computer but so far ...
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Grand Theft Auto V Setup Tool requires Windows Media Player

The title says it all, and I seem to have a bit of a problem with WMP. Windows just decides to be a horrible jerk and fails the installation in Windows Features. The failure is always accompanied by "...
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Games from gamejolt.com aren't permitted to run

Whenever I run a game from http://gamejolt.com, Java prevents me from playing it. It tells me Java doesn't allow applets without an approved certificate. From what I understand, GameJolt's games are ...
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“Unable to initialize DirectX 9 device” when attempting to launch GTA V?

I have GTA V on Steam and when I go to launch it after downloading, the loading screen comes up and and then goes to a message: Unable to initialize DirectX 9 device I've tried asking R* for help ...
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Grand theft auto V has exited unexpectedly (after notebook fix update)

For some reason my GTA V still keeps crashing even after the update which should "fix" the problem with 2 graphics cards. Also when I try to run only with my Intel/AMD graphics card it ends up giving ...
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How to start Thief (2014) 64bit with Mantle enabled?

I've recently got Thief (2014 version, on Steam) and I got a pc that can run 64bit executables and use the AMD Mantle technology but if I try to start the game without the 32bit mode I just get a ...
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Install Steam and most games in one large HDD but some popular games on a separate SSD [duplicate]

I have a 1 TB HDD and a 120 GB SSD. On the HDD I have all my data along with Steam and—currently—all my games. On the SSD I have Windows 7 and programs, but there's 50 GB of unused space that I wish ...
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How do I make clicking on the second monitor screen not minimize my game?

I recently switched over to a dual monitor setup and am still getting to know the features. I've noticed that whenever I mouse over from a game onto a browser (Chrome) and clicked, it would minimize ...
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Error in opening Mass Effect 1 on Windows 7

Ok, so I have spent several hours troubleshooting this. This is what I get both when I open the Launcher and hit play, and when I directly open the .exe file that it claims to not be able to find. ...
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Is it possible to move a hard drive with Steam games to a new computer?

I've seen a lot of questions asking somewhat the reverse of this question, namely copying games from one PC to another to avoid downloading. My question is can I just remove my entire hard drive from ...
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Trying to Play an Old Game, will Installing Old Direct X Affect Anything?

I'm trying to play an old Windows 98 game on Windows 7. The game is asking me to install DirectX 6. If I choose to install them will this affect my system? (In other words will this stop newer games ...
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I bought a game on for linux can I install it on windows?

I have bought a cross-platform game over steam and installed it in Linux. Would I have to buy another key to play it on my Windows pc? or could I just install it on my windows pc?
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Age of Empires 1 + Windows 7 SP1 = “Could not initialize graphics system. Make sure that your video card and driver are compatible with DirectDraw”"

I installed Age of Empires I on Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate. After the installation whenever I tried to run the game (Empires.exe) I get the following error right at the beginning: Could not ...
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How do I install Diablo 2 on Windows 7 [closed]

Trying to download Diablo 2 on Windows 7. The disc says it’s compatible for it but it says it can’t find installer. Can anyone give help with this?