Hi Will,

In a word, yes. I haven't had any issues with games that use DirectX 8
on Windows 7. As long as you get the VB 6 and DirectX 8 libs provided
in Winkit you are set to go with most older accessible games using
those technologies.

Cheers!


On 5/10/11, william lomas <will.d.lo...@gmail.com> wrote:
> if i install jim kitchens things thomas, will i then be able to run the
> games then if he upgrades them?
>
> On 10 May 2011, at 18:46, Thomas Ward wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> If you are talking about registering DX7VB.dll or DX8VB.dll those
>> libraries still have to be registered simpkly because they were
>> removed from Windows Vista/Windows 7. That said, there is a simple fix
>> for this and it is to install Jim Kitchens Winkit installer which adds
>> a number of VB dependencies, including those for DirectX 8, so I'd
>> definitely say go ahead and upgrade to DirectX 8. To be honest one
>> reason I never installed any of your games is I saw no need or desire
>> to put DirectX 7 on my computer when I have DirectX 8 already
>> installed with the OS.
>>
>> On 5/10/11, Jeremy Kaldobsky <jer...@kaldobsky.com> wrote:
>>> DirectX 7 will work on windows 7 as long as you register it.  I'm running
>>> 64-bit windows 7 myself without any DX7 problems.  I'll look into using
>>> directx8 instead.  I wasn't aware that simply jumping up to DX8 would
>>> eliminate people's need to register the driver on windows 7.  A while
>>> back
>>> someone had told me anything under DX9 still required the registering
>>> step
>>> so I didn't bother moving away from 7.
>>
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