NFS versions that work on WinXP - I'm confused

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NFS versions that work on WinXP - I'm confused

Postby Jamaleni » 28 Jun 2006, 09:07

As we all know NFS IV and V don't work (well/as they are supposed to) on Windows XP, but yesterday I discover something strange....

I have one old laptop (P III 800, 512 MB RAM, onboard graphic) and I decided to prepare it for going on vacation and install some games on it. As I knew that it is too weak for any NFS above version III, I simply put the NFS III CD in drive and install it. When I was going to try is it working, I remembered above mentioned problem with WinXP and allmost start uninstall, but then I said well what the heck, I'll try it when I install it, and IT WORKS, not just that but then I tried NFS II SE and it works too....

So why then NFS IV don't work on WinXP???????
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Postby Andre_online » 28 Jun 2006, 12:01

Try finding a solution here maybe? ;)
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Postby 2furio » 28 Jun 2006, 16:46

His question is not how to make HS run on XP, it's why does NFS3: HP and NFS II work without problems while HS doesn't work without problems.
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Postby SP4RCO » 28 Jun 2006, 17:19

Ehrm, if Im not wrong Microsoft updated something in SP1 to make certain programs compatible with their operating system. NFS III was among those programs, NFS IV/V not.

Microsoft's fault. Go to their forums and roll on them for me :P
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Postby RazoR_MKD » 29 Jun 2006, 09:33

How could that be,dumb billy gates :)
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Postby Andre_online » 29 Jun 2006, 12:44

2furio wrote:His question is not how to make HS run on XP, it's why does NFS3: HP and NFS II work without problems while HS doesn't work without problems.

I'm sorry.. Didn't quite get you here.
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Postby xHaZxMaTx » 30 Jun 2006, 00:05

He's saying HP anf NFS II work, but HS doesn't. :roll:
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Postby hugh750 » 01 Jul 2006, 22:51

NFS IV and V might work in xp if ran them under compatilty mode. :wink:
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Postby Stereo » 02 Jul 2006, 00:08

Run them in compability mode on windows XP. Windows 2000 or 98 compabilty...
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Postby xturbo » 02 Jul 2006, 01:05

that doesn't work for me stereo, did you have any other solutions, my friend??
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Postby Jamaleni » 04 Jul 2006, 09:31

Stereo wrote:Run them in compability mode on windows XP. Windows 2000 or 98 compabilty...


Tried, don't work :(
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Postby Andre_online » 04 Jul 2006, 13:51

I manage to run NFSHS on my current XP. I think mine's under SP2. It's running perfectly, except for some occassional errors popping out after installing cars. It's pretty normal for me. :P
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