"Newer 'puter, older s'ware" Topic
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|Ed Mohrmann ||29 May 2017 2:39 p.m. PST|
I'm using a 4-month old laptop with Win10 installed.
I've got older s'ware (mostly games) from XP and Win7
that I'd like to use.
Are there any emulators/patches, etc., which I could
install to accomplish this ?
| Saber6 ||29 May 2017 2:48 p.m. PST|
Compatibility mode is worth checking
|GarrisonMiniatures ||29 May 2017 3:51 p.m. PST|
I'm guessing most Windows 7 games would work anyway.
|Who asked this joker||30 May 2017 6:58 a.m. PST|
Yeah. I'd bet Win7 stuff would work in Win10. I think if you right click on an icon on the desktop, you have an option to compatibility mode for various incarnations of windows and even DOS. At least that's the way it used to be.
| T Callahan ||30 May 2017 9:30 a.m. PST|
I use two emulators, D-Fend Reloaded for Dos games and Oracle VM Virtual Box Manager for XP windows based games. For the Oracle VM you will need a copy of XP to install within the emulator.
Both emulators work well with Windows 10. I have had no problems.