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I'm having quite a bit of trouble to get any older game to work with my new C2D setup.

I'm guessing the games aren't multi-threaded since they are older, but even using software like WinXP Launcher to set the affinity in the games hasn't worked.

Does anyone here play Starcraft, Warcraft, or Command and Conquer with a C2D rig? Those games won't work while newer games will without a hitch.

I'm out of ideas and I've looked everywhere!
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Originally Posted by TheLegend View Post
I'm having quite a bit of trouble to get any older game to work with my new C2D setup.

I'm guessing the games are multi-threaded since they are older, but even using software like WinXP Launcher to set the affinity in the games hasn't worked.

Does anyone here play Starcraft, Warcraft, or Command and Conquer with a C2D rig? Those games won't work while newer games will without a hitch.

I'm out of ideas and I've looked everywhere!
What?
Try setting up the windows "Compatibilty mode" too.
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What?
Try setting up the windows "Compatibilty mode" too.
Sorry mean't 'aren't'.
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What?
Try setting up the windows "Compatibilty mode" too.
Well the Compatibility Mode didn't work. I thought it might have a shot, but anyone have any other ideas?
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i dont know, have you tried the latest updates for all of them and ii hate to say it but maybe a fresh install of the game may help

also try the forums on the makers of the specific game, blizzard for one o f them they may be able to help you a little more
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i dont know, have you tried the latest updates for all of them and ii hate to say it but maybe a fresh install of the game may help

also try the forums on the makers of the specific game, blizzard for one o f them they may be able to help you a little more
Nothing either, ive tried both several times but to no avail. Thanks for the help though.
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HmM..I'm a little puzzled here. What is the problem? I can play starcraft without a problem. Or are you trying to do something specific..?
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HmM..I'm a little puzzled here. What is the problem? I can play starcraft without a problem. Or are you trying to do something specific..?
No not at all, just play the game in general. Have you applied any patches to the system or game itself?
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TheLegend, what is your overclock? Some games have problems with high fsb/ram clocks.
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TheLegend, what is your overclock? Some games have problems with high fsb/ram clocks.
I've already tried it at 3.0 and 3.2 along with loosened timings and higher vcore. Still nothing.

Actual stable 24/7 is 2.5.
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