Tag: windows-7

SimCity 4 Deluxe stopped working in Windows 7

I had SimCity 4 Deluxe installed and running on Windows 7 64-bit without any major issues for a few months. As far as I can remember, I do not think I even had to adjust compatibility mode, or tweak the command line launch options. Few days ago it worked fine, but yesterday I had tried […]

Why does Worms Reloaded crash when I try to run it on Windows 7 64 Bit?

I am having problems running Worms Reloaded on Windows 7 64 Bit. I ran the app from Steam. It displays the Team17 logo and then crashes. Why might this be happening? Crash details: Faulting application name: WormsReloaded.exe, version:, time stamp: 0x4c727c56 Faulting module name: WormsReloaded.exe, version:, time stamp: 0x4c727c56 Exception code: 0xc0000005 Fault […]

Need For Speed Hot Pursuit seldom responds to Enter key – very difficult to start the game!

I seem to have this issue where NFS HP doesn’t respond to the enter key – I have to keep banging it a million times before it accepts ONE input. WTF. Because of this stupid response I find it impossible to get beyond the first press Enter to continue screen! Sheesh! Any ideas on how […]

commandline.txt for GTA 4 doesn't work on Steam

I have GTA 4 on Steam and I use commandline.txt but it doesn’t work. When I launch it, Rockstar Social Club just pops up asking me to log in and after I click Play or Play Offline, the game starts and commandline.txt doesn’t work just as if it’s ignored I’ve tried: Running without Steam (Desktop […]

Is it possible to move a hard drive with Steam games to a new computer?

I’ve seen a lot of questions asking somewhat the reverse of this question, namely copying games from one PC to another to avoid downloading. My question is can I just remove my entire hard drive from my current PC and move it into the new PC and get Steam to recognize that all the games […]

How can I run C&C Generals Zero Hour on Windows 7

I have Windows 7 64-bit and I’m trying to run C&C Generals Zero Hour on it. Generals itself works fine but Zero Hour just quits after the splash screen. I have the latest version (1.04) and made sure I have latest nVidia drivers etc. I have tried all the ini file tricks and running it […]

How to use the HORI Real Arcade Pro EX stick for Xbox 360 in WinKawaks?

Currently I got my hands on the WinKawaks, and tried to hook up the HRAP EX stick on my computer, after done some homework on Google, I found this link on shoryuken forum, I followed the route there and installed the XBCD, and the stick is properly listed as HRAP EX in my Windows device […]

How do I make clicking on the second monitor screen not minimize my game?

I recently switched over to a dual monitor setup and am still getting to know the features. I’ve noticed that whenever I mouse over from a game onto a browser (Chrome) and clicked, it would minimize the game from my primary monitor (the browser being opened on my secondary monitor). This is very annoying and […]

Fallout New Vegas quits to desktop with no error message

Just installed Fallout New Vegas. After some time of game play the game just quit to Desktop without any error messages. Can someone point me directions on why this is happening and how can I fix it? Running on Windows 7 32-bit, nVidia GTS250 MB.

Age of Empires 1 + Windows 7 SP1 = “Could not initialize graphics system. Make sure that your video card and driver are compatible with DirectDraw””

I installed Age of Empires I on Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate. After the installation whenever I tried to run the game (Empires.exe) I get the following error right at the beginning: Could not initialize graphics system. Make sure that your video card and driver are compatible with DirectDraw. I tried to change the compatibility […]

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