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Playing a windows 95 or 98 cd game on Windows 7

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Hi guys. As above. I bought used copies of Risk & Risk II & want to play them on my Windows 7 laptop. Well I have hit a brick wall & the information I can find on the net doesnt work either. … Read More
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banned3m, 2w agoPosted 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Hi guys.

As above. I bought used copies of Risk & Risk II & want to play them on my Windows 7 laptop.

Well I have hit a brick wall & the information I can find on the net doesnt work either.

Has anyone found an easy way to accomplish this?

Thanks in advance.
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banned3m, 2w agoPosted 3 months, 2 weeks ago
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#1
there was a website for playing old dos games and red alert is available online thru browser have you checked the games can't be played on these?
#2
install 95 and 98 as a virtual machine.
#3
Try downloading Dosbox
#4
adamskimatic

My own shortcut now reads:

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Risk II\RiskII.exe" -noavi

and the program works fine.

23 people ticked like for risk 2 solution adamskimatic gave on this link:

https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-gaming/what-can-i-do-to-get-risk-ii-to-work-on-windows-7/b8a174d3-ee9b-4e9b-982b-ee9db62ea58c

Edited By: Bertz99 on Feb 05, 2017 00:37: details
#5
I'd go the virtual machine route if your laptop is not too old. Or create a dual boot system and install 98 on a separate partition perhaps.
#6
Try and run in compatability mode?
banned#7
jasonholcroft9
Try and run in compatability mode?

Thanks but it doesnt work.
banned#8
Can anyone point me in the direction of being able to run a virtual machine?

Totally lost guys. I have looked & looked.
banned#9
YouDontWantToKnow
Can anyone point me in the direction of being able to run a virtual machine?
Totally lost guys. I have looked & looked.

Marking down someone who is out of his depth & is asking for help?

lol ****

Please excuse my comment. I have a stalker.

Edited By: YouDontWantToKnow on Feb 05, 2017 06:16
#10
download virtual box and windows 98. Load up windows 98 inside virtual box, let it install. Go.

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