Hi Liam,
As far as accessible games goes on Windows 7 it is pretty much the same as installing them on Windows Vista. For older games written in Visual Basic 6 you need to manually install the Visual Basic 6 libraries using something like Jim Kitchen's Winkit setup file as Windows 7 doesn't natively ship with VB 6 support. For newer games such as my own all you need to do is install the latest DirectX runtimes which will install the Managed DirectX libraries for .NET applications. Then, they will work out of the box. Finally, if you aren't familiar with the User Account Control security introduced in Vista and Windows 7 or you have an older program that won't work with it you may need to turn it off to play certain games. While it opens up a huge security hole in your defences it is a work around for some older games that haven't yet been upgraded to be Vista and Win 7 compatible.


Liam Erven wrote:
Was wondering if any daring souls had tried windows 7 rc1.  especially with
accessible games.  I am planning on installed it in a secondary partition
this week, so was curious what people had found so far.  I will post my
findings when I can get around to updating.

Liam

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