Can I run old games on Windows 10?

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asked Oct 29 in Windows 10 by Risabh
Help…… I’m not able to play games on my Windows 10 system. This issue started when I updated my Windows 10 system. Please help me to get rid of this issue.

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answered Oct 29 by PC GURU (2,340 points)

This is a very common situation and you can easily fix this issue with the help of below given steps. By running the games on Windows 7 compatibility mode you can enjoy any of the computer game without getting any error.   

Step 1: Right click on the game’s shortcut, .exe file, or installation file then select Properties.

Step 2: Go to the Compatibility tab and mark the Run this program in compatibility mode for box.

Step 3: Click on the drop down menu arrow and choose Windows 7.

That’s all, now you can easily play any of the game on your Windows 10 system.

Now, you have to modify the Privilege Level of the application

Check on the Run this program as an administrator box to turn on or off this option.

Then, you have to click on the OK to apply the modifications.

At last, double-click on the program's shortcut.exe file, or installation file to start the installation and follow the onscreen instructions to accomplish the installation process.

source: http://www.pcerror-fix.com/run-old-software-games-windows-10-8-1-8-compatibility-mode

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