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Novice User
19-07-2005, 02:34 PM
Can I use my old 95/98 game and clipart disks on my windows xp computer.

MAP
19-07-2005, 02:53 PM
Novice User wrote:
> Can I use my old 95/98 game and clipart disks on my windows xp
> computer.

Maybe,
No I'm not trying to be a smarta$$ but try installing it and see if it
works,if it doesn't try using the compatibily mode for 98. some programs
work others do not.

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Mike Pawlak

MAP
19-07-2005, 02:53 PM
Novice User wrote:
> Can I use my old 95/98 game and clipart disks on my windows xp
> computer.

http://eduweb.brandonu.ca/~edtech/class/compat.htm

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Mike Pawlak

Patrick Keenan
19-07-2005, 03:13 PM
"Novice User" <NoviceUser@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:33512EB6-10EC-44F8-98CE-E272445417E5@microsoft.com...
> Can I use my old 95/98 game and clipart disks on my windows xp computer.

Maybe. Not all games will work on XP or any NT-based OS. You'll have to
try - and you will find out very quickly. If they won't work, XP will
refuse to launch the program and say so quite clearly.

The clipart is probably OK.

HTH
-pk

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