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Windows 7 games won't work on Windows 8

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    Quote Originally Posted by dorruk View Post
    but I got rid of the setups once I installed them.

    B- They were pirate copies. The 'setups / torrents' were deleted.

    If they were legit, the 'setups' could be re-downloaded



    (Lesson learnt, test your download)

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  2. #12


    Quote Originally Posted by Mystere View Post
    No, you should be able to install both versions to the same directory, so it will only take up a single amount of space.
    This should work - it worked for me before I fully switched over. I just installed the game in win 8 to exactly the same dir and it worked perfectly in both systems. In fact I think the win8 install might have been quicker - I think it skipped over files that were already installed. Good luck
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