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The ONE annoyance with Vista x64...

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I cannot play Command & Conquer 95 Gold on my main rig running Vista x64

Because there is no 16-bit support, it will obviously not work.

Tried all the patches, Virtual PC 2007 and what-not.

I have to play it on my XP laptop... oh well.

Just when I thought x64 was the bees knees *sigh*
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Maybe something to do with your nVidia program specific settings?
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Have you tried using VMWare and virtualising XP?
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I have yet to try VMWare. It looks like it costs money though
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Originally Posted by yannis7777 View Post
Maybe something to do with your nVidia program specific settings?
I wish it was as easy as that.

Basically x64 bit Windows does not support 16-bit software, such as the original C&C games.

Its also the Windows 95 version, which will not run in DosBox either.
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Have you tried using VMWare and virtualising XP?
Thats probably your best bet mate. C&C will run fine under a Vmware environment as it does not exactly need many system resources lol.
post #7 of 7
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Thanks guys I will give VMWare a go.

I have successfully used MS Virtual PC 2007, which works great. Except that C&C will still not work... apparently it makes certain CPU calls that Virtual PC cannot interpret.
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