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Is it possible to upscale a windowed game?

Fullscreenizer solution One possible solution is to download Fullscreenizer (direct download), which is a free, portable, and open source tool for Windows. Using it, you can "Fullscreenize" a game (...
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Is it possible to connect Xbox One S controller to Windows 7 via Bluetooth?

Yes, you can, however you need a specific model of controller. In the image below, take note of the top-front of the controllers. Xbox One controllers that are Bluetooth compatible have a solid face ...
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How can I automatically restart mGalaxy (MAME) if it crashes?

You could create a batch file that automatically starts the application, and if it stops, to start it again. Instead of running the program, you would run this file instead. @Echo off :Start mGalaxy....
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How to trick WoW to play from network drive / NAS?

there is a way in windows to run wow but its clunky. you can go into disk management and create a virtual hard drive on the NAS and put wow in it. after wow is on the virtual hard drive you can mount ...
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How do I get better performance with Watch Dogs in Windows 10, compared to Windows 7?

Try disabling Windows 10's Game Mode Despite Microsoft's claims to the contrary, it seems that some people have been getting poorer gaming results with 'Game Mode' enabled. What's more, it's enabled ...
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Burnout Paradise: constant crashing on Vista & Windows 7

Burnout Paradise is known for having several bugs in newer systems. I'm still struggling with making it to work for myself in my laptop, and after digging a while in the internet, the best answer so ...
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How can I run "Command & Conquer: Generals – Zero Hour" on Windows 7?

Following the instructions on forums.cncnz.com worked for me. I already had the latest drivers and I installed C&C Generals and Zero Hour. Then (these are I think the most important parts): Try ...
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How to get old 16-bit Windows games to work on 64-bit Windows?

Updated answer, just in case anyone stumble with that question in 2021 or later: You can play Windows 16-bit games in a 64-bit Windows computer by using DOSBox-X. Install Windows 95 (or Windows 98, ...
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The Simpsons Hit and Run doesn't start on Windows 7

Use Lucas' Simpsons Hit & Run Mod Launcher. The launcher adds native widescreen and borderless fullscreen support, some bug fixes and intro video skip among other features (all optional).
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Playing Diablo 1 on Windows 7

It's now possible to play Diablo through your web browser : https://d07riv.github.io/diabloweb/ . Details about the project - https://github.com/d07RiV/diabloweb . It allows you to provide path to ...
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How to pin Steam games to Windows 7 task bar

The simplest method would be to run the game, then right click on its icon in the taskbar and pick "Pin this program to taskbar". If the game is full-screen by default, you should be able to ...
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Morrowind doesn’t launch under Windows 7 (sometimes with the error "the application crashed")

I have found the solution! I read in a blog (can't remember the url now, sorry) where an usser had this same issue. She reinstalled the Directx and the MGE GUI run. I reinstalled then Directx9 instead ...
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How to increase window size of RPG maker XP game while keeping it in window mode?

you can't unless the developer has scripted it Quoting the Chaos Project Forums, user ForeverZer0 says: It is not really that difficult to change the Game.exe to allow for resizeable windows, that's ...
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Can Minecraft Java Edition run on Windows 10?

Yes you can. Windows 10 does not require you to use its version.
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Can Minecraft Java Edition run on Windows 10?

You seem to be under the impression that a Windows 10 machine is forced to play the Windows 10 edition of the game. This is not true. You can certainly continue playing the Java edition of game on ...
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Steam Link not sending sound to TV

Solved, it was the HDMI input of TV, it is wrong, I changed to other HDMI input and now it works fine.
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Is it possible to upscale a windowed game?

Another upScaler is the IntegerScaler. Download, start application, focus desired window to be upscaled, press Alt F11, the window app/game transform into a FullScreen application. Only drawback, it ...
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How to take screenshots of the old games

Try downloading Lightshot, no matter what game I've used it on it always works to simply freeze the screen for a convenient screenshot. It uses the print screen button too, but works better than the ...
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How to take screenshots of the old games

If you're on Windows and have the Game Bar installed, Win + Alt + Prt Scr works nicely. The screen will blink-fade briefly to indicate an image has been captured. You can find the images in C:\Users\&...
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Can play games on safe mode?

Windows Safe Mode loads Windows with a minimal driver configuration. That means it will load a graphic driver with only rudimentary 3d support. Most games with 3d graphics will not run in Windows Safe ...
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How to trick WoW to play from network drive / NAS?

They indeed stopped supporting network drives. Network folder installations of this game are no longer supported. Please move your game folder to a local drive, then try again.​ Error Codes: ...
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How do I connect my ps4 controller to my pc using bluetooth

Newer operating systems can pair normally, older ones require an additional driver (or 2 if you decide to use software). Either way you need a setup Bluetooth adapter (duh). If you're on windows 10/8 (...
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How to take screenshots of the old games

If you can run it in windowed mode (DxWnd does it for many games) you can click on your desktop and use prt sc, everything should be fine. Otherwise there's no other option that I'm aware of.
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Why do some games refuse to display pictures?

I have sometimes had similar issues on my Windows 10 machine. Some games - not all - will just show a black screen on launch. Sometimes I can hear sounds, other times not. It's worth noting that ...
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How to increase window size of RPG maker XP game while keeping it in window mode?

ResizeEnableRunner works for me, even on Win10. It doesn't change the resolution, only enables you to drag the window's size freely. You don't need to know anything about programming. http://www....
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Where is Titan Souls's save file?

Inside the game folder in \data\SAVE\. Source
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Max Payne No Gameplay on Windows 7

The physical release uses SafeDisc DRM, no longer supported by Microsoft: http://www.howtogeek.com/230773/how-to-play-pc-games-that-require-safedisc-or-securom-drm-on-windows-10-8.1-8-7-and-vista/ ...
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Playing Diablo 1 on Windows 7

After updating Diablo to version 1.09 through Blizzard's executable here, you can install the patch from here which contains an updated DirectDraw that allows you to modify both the resolution and ...
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Steam - The Latest version of Microsoft DirectX(r) is required to play [game here]

I've had cases where installing an older game forces an installation of a particular version of DirectX, and somehow the compatibility is broken. It seems to report version N, but really some parts of ...
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NOLF2 sound issue while running on Windows 7 x64

I leave solution here. You must install newest Nimo codecs pack (beta). Also K-Lite Codecs pack. Don't disable hardware sound acceleration, music and sound filters. If don't work Reinstall game and ...
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