Questions tagged [windows-7]

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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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Façade on Windows 7

I downloaded Façade from the official site. But it seems it doesn't work properly on Windows 7. How can I run it seamlessly on Windows 7 (32-bit)? Problem: They stop talking at the beginning of the ...
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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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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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Color problem with Cossacks: Back to War on Win7/Win 8 64bit

I have a huge problem with Cossacks: Back to War on: Windows 7 Ultimate x64 - color problems...I can't fix them by using some ddraw fixes or killing explorer.exe. I tried so much to fix it, but ...
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How do you reassign an Xbox controller's ID under Windows without rebooting?

I had a controller connected as #1. The plug was loose, and it disconnected. When I reconnected, it was #2. Subsequent connections and disconnections always result in #2. Can this be changed without ...
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How can I change the accelerate key in Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit?

I am trying to change the key controls of NFS Hot pursuit, but when I go to Settings → Gameplay Settings → Controls And I press Enter to change the key configuration, it says "volume ...
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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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Foxhole crashing

I run Foxhole on a pretty decent Win7 pc, but the game crashes with the following error: LowLevelFatalError[File:Unknown][Line: 200] UnrealEngine is exiting due to D3D device being lost. (Error: ...
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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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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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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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Playing TimeLapse on Windows 7 32 bit

I have just downloaded TimeLapse: Ancient Civilizations on my Windows 7 professional, 32 bit computer. The game is working but the graphics are poor. (My graphics are great on other games.) I was also ...
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Change default display of a game (Assassin's Creed 2)

No sure if this is a general Windows 7 question or particular to Assassin's Creed 2. How do I change the display adapter that the game starts in? EDIT: Without changing the whole "Main Display" ...
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how to play gfwl games without needing live?

I want to play some games that are GFWL enabled,but have no desire to log in or play multiplayer on those games(the games in question I know for a fact have a client-based singleplayer mode so nothing ...
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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 ...