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TIL that old DirectX games can be made to work in Vista and 7 by renaming a copy of dplayx.dll to dplay.dll! : gaming

09 Jul

Right click desktop -> “Screen Resolution” -> press “Advanced settings” (important) -> Go to “Monitor” tab. Leave that window open while running the game.

This workaround works on most (not all) Windows 7 machines.

via TIL that old DirectX games can be made to work in Vista and 7 by renaming a copy of dplayx.dll to dplay.dll! : gaming.

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Posted by on July 9, 2012 in Miscellaneous

 

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