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Old 08-26-2004, 06:35 AM   #1 (permalink)
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as you know with every upgrade more and more of the older games become uncompatible. on my Pentium 4 2.80GHz machine i've got installed win xp, but i still want to replay the old classics like UFO: Enemy Unknown (1994)...

is there any way to easily emulate an older machine like some pentium 1? or do i have to use some virtual machine or something?

thank you for helping the old maniac

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Old 08-26-2004, 08:03 AM   #2 (permalink)
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In windows xp, you can run the software (providing you can install it without an issue) in different modes.

EG: right click on the exe and go to properties then go to compatibility. There is a help file there that you can read up on that will explain more - in that help, thee is a link to run the compatibility wizzard.

Hope that helps

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Old 08-26-2004, 09:40 AM   #3 (permalink)
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there's a thing i forgot to say - sometimes, even if they run, they do it... a bit too fast. is there any way of reducing the processor's speed in those cases? but i'm not talking about flooding the CPU with useless cycles or something
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Old 08-26-2004, 10:22 PM   #4 (permalink)
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moslo (for slowing CPU clock) and vmware for emulating older o/s like DOS
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