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Offline plimb

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Playing Windows 95 games in Windows 7
« on: August 05, 2012, 06:40:46 AM »
Hi. I found these CD's with lots of games for Windows 95, and I was wondering if I could play them in Windows 7.

Some work, but others say the same message when i try to launch them: http://vvcap.net/db/vJA6opzH1rZ7JPZPPvLz.htp

And those are the best. I'd appreciate your help very much.

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Playing Windows 95 games in Windows 7
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Re: Playing Windows 95 games in Windows 7
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2012, 12:57:00 PM »
You could always try compatibility mode.

But for old ms dos games it might be better to install virtual pc (Its free) or vmware and load up Windows 95 in it and plays the old games in there :wink:

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Re: Playing Windows 95 games in Windows 7
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2012, 04:29:16 AM »
Ok, downloaded Virtual PC. Right now I have this: http://vvcap.net/db/bkV92Yyu4CwWZK-ruZ0j.htp

What should I do next?

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Re: Playing Windows 95 games in Windows 7
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2012, 12:17:56 PM »
Do you have a copy of an old Windows 95 or 98 cd?

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Re: Playing Windows 95 games in Windows 7
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2012, 12:17:56 PM »