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Game issues in windows 8.1

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    Game issues in windows 8.1


    when i upgraded to windows 8.1 some of the games that i could run on windows 7 dont work on windows 8.1. i think that the issue is some .dll files are not compatible with windows 8.1 but im not sure any help would be appreciated.

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    Canada
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    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit


    Try to find more recent versions, failing that install them in compatibility mode. Some will work and others will not.
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    Those missing .dll files may be from DirectX, you can download and install Dx 9, don't worry it will not replace or ruin DX 11 but may ad some stuff. Updating GPU drivers may help too.
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    San Jose - California
    Posts : 2,847
    8.1x64PWMC Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64


    Here's the games from Win 7 for Windows 8/81. Just double click to install. Have Fun !!!
    for x64: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bxg...it?usp=sharing
    for x86: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bxg...it?usp=sharing
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    thank you for all your replies I have managed to get some games working
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