Windows 10: Play an old Game

Discus and support Play an old Game in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; Cheers guys, I'm trying to play Unreal Tournament in my new release of Windows 10, but I can't. The This is my old favorite window xp game.... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by FrankWilson5, Jan 31, 2019.

  1. Play an old Game


    Cheers guys, I'm trying to play Unreal Tournament in my new release of Windows 10, but I can't. The This is my old favorite window xp game.

    :)
     
    FrankWilson5, Jan 31, 2019
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  2. Playing Old Dos Games


    I have an Old Dos Game that I was able to find in bin format and was trying to figure out how to play it on Windows 10. I was trying to figure out DosBox but maybe it's just me but it's too complicated.

    Anyone have any suggestions?

    Thanks
     
    sparker781, Jan 31, 2019
    #2
  3. Unable to play old games in Windows 10

    Hello Larry,

    Thank you for contacting Microsoft Community.

    Please provide more information to help you better:


    • What is the exact issue that you are facing with old games on Windows 10?

    • On which operating system that the games ran successfully?

    • Which game are you referring to?

    • Do you get any error message?

    You might be facing this issue due to the incompatibility of the game with Windows 10. So I suggest you to install the game in compatibility mode and check if it helps.

    Now, to install in Compatibility Mode, follow these steps:

    a. Locate the executable file (.exe file) for the driver installation program.

    b. Right-click the file, and then click Properties.

    c. In the Package Name Properties dialog box, click the Compatibility tab.

    d. Click to select the Run this program in compatibility mode for check box, click Windows 8/ Windows 7
    with which it is compatible with in the Run this program in compatibility mode for list, and then click OK.

    e. Double-click the executable file to start the installation program.

    Hope this helps. Please get back to us with the results we will be happy to help you further.
     
    Anju Thekkethil, Jan 31, 2019
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  4. Play an old Game

    Wanting to run old games

    Hi Jameson,

    Welcome to Microsoft Community. Your interest in Windows 10 is much appreciated.

    I would suggest you to refer the below link and check the compatibility of the game with Windows 10.

    http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/compatibility/CompatCenter/Home

    You may also try installing the game in compatibility mode.
    Follow these steps to install the game software in compatibility mode and check if that helps.


          • Right-click on the game setup file and click on
            ‘properties’.

          • Click on the ‘compatibility’ tab and check the box
            ‘Run this program in compatibility mode for’ and select Windows 8 operating system from the drop down menu and proceed with the installation. Once this is done, restart the computer and check if the issue persists.
    If the issue still persists, I would suggest you to get in touch with the game manufacturer if it’s specific to that particular game.

    Keep us posted if you face any issues on windows in future. We will be glad to help you.
     
    Annu Singh, Jan 31, 2019
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