Re: Windows 7 x64 vs. 32bit games
I got riven to work on my virtual XP. that came with my 64 win 7 ultimate.
when I wanted to play the old game Myst, I installed virtual 98SE. I was
fortunate to have the old install disk in my files... the virtual xp and
vitual 98 run on 32 bit. charlie
"Peter B. Steiger" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I got a barebones kit last week with the idea of making it a game monster
> that will still be good 5+ years from now, so I beefed up the memory to
> 8GB. *now* I understand that only 64bit OSes can see beyond 4GB. So
> fine, I'll install the 64bit version of Windows 7.
> The thing is, mostly I got it to run games already in my collection --
> Call of Duty, Age of Empires, etc.
> Will those run OK on the 64bit platform? Do I need do run them in XP
> Compatibility mode or otherwise do anything funky beyond install and play?
> Conversely, if they will NOT run on the 64bit version, what drawbacks are
> there to running 32bit Windows 7, other than it can't use all 8GB?
> Peter B. Steiger
> Cheyenne, WY
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