problem installing games

  windsock 20:39 07 May 07

hi all

ive got an old comp with windows me on it that kids use to play games on.

my problem is that for some reason we cant install games on it,the install shield loads and goes through its setup ie: choose destination folder / then click next typical load then click next should go off and load but nothing happens any ideas much appreciated

  Totally-braindead 20:54 07 May 07

Has it happened with more than one disk?

Faulty disk?

  windsock 21:27 07 May 07

yes tried various discs all do same

  windsock 23:18 08 May 07

anybody else got any ideas please?

  flyingbrit 23:29 08 May 07

What sort of games are you trying to load? and what sort of specs are the "old pc?"

  windsock 10:49 09 May 07

hi flyingbrit
tried various games ie:scrabble, monopolly, sims
pc specs intel processor 702mhz,318mb memory,shard graphics 20 gig drive

  flyingbrit 16:15 09 May 07

From what I've been able to find, you may need to have a dedicated graphics card in the pc to play these type of games, rather than onboard graphics, and a 700 processor is a little under powered as well......
Sorry John

  windsock 16:40 09 May 07

sorry probably should have given more info about 8mths ago had afew problems with pc after trying to get broadband on it .had to wipe in clean.
in end went out and bought a new pc with xp.
the m.e comp was just left in other room for kids to play about on all the games i mentioned used to be installed on comp and all played ok

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