Old Game Wont Start - Take a look...

  Daveson 09:49 02 Aug 04
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Hi there. I just bought a really old game F-18 Super Hornet. It starts up, plays all the movies and the build up to the game but when i click TAKE OFF the game exits and then goes back to the desktop. I am thinking that this game is too old for my super AMD Athlon 64 3000 Processor, 1GB Ram, Direct 9.0b... Do you think that i should install the Direct.X media that came with the game ???

Thanks for looking.

  helmetshine 10:02 02 Aug 04

No....DX9 should be backwards compatible anyway....better to try compatibility mode...right click on the shortcut for the game....select properties...there should be a compatibility tab...tick run in compatibility mode and chose the OS.Not guaranteed to work

  Daveson 10:08 02 Aug 04

that worked, cheers for that. Now i just need to get my joystick working. Thanks again.

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