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Instaling AOE on win7 ?


EARLR
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Do I have to run as. If so How?
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gengiscant

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Any chance of a few more details as I for one have not got a clue what you are on about.

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EARLR

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Loaded it but wont play.
worked fine on vista & xp
colors are wrong.
Heard that you have to "run as"
Dont know how.

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ams4127

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Right click the .exe file, select properties then compatability tab and select which OS you want to run the programme with.

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EARLR

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will try that

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EARLR

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tried compat.for XP .Says something about not having "direct draw"

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EARLR

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Upon further research I have found that W7 Does not support "Direct Draw" Making it incompatible with many games that require it.
Anyone have a fix? I don't want to throw out my old games.

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ordep

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Age of Empires

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ams4127

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What graphics card are you using, and are the drivers up to date?

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ams4127

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Try this....click here

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gengiscant

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Thanks.

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