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Win 7 64 bit.....how?

Fri Nov 16, 2012 12:15 am

Apologies for a re-post, but I've been through literally EVERY post in this thread........
I can think of nothing further to attempt. Anybody?

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Fri Nov 16, 2012 12:52 am

I hope somebody can help igor, it must be very frustrating :(

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Fri Jan 11, 2013 4:33 pm

FYI, I bought the game today and have had no problems with Windows 7 64 bit...

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Fri Jan 11, 2013 4:56 pm

Worked fine on my Win 7 laptops - well only just actually. But works really well on my Windows 8 laptop - finally enough megaflops or whatever they are called these days. The main aggro on the old laptops was a really sticky mouse grab - sometimes it would, other times not. Windows 8 much better, and a quick download of "Classic Shell" or some such to get rid of most of the Widows 8 annoyances.

Sorry I can't be more helpful, but it is a good excuse for a new laptop and they are pretty cheap now as MS must be having trouble shifting them.

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Fri Jan 18, 2013 9:03 am

Doesn't work for me under win 7 - 64 bit. Just sits at the "Initializing Game" with the music playing.

edit to add:

It takes 5 minutes to get past that screen and on to the menu, and about 9 minutes till the first tutorial map was shown. I've done all the troubleshooting steps as well like using the single core .bat file which sets affinity to 1.

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Fri Jan 18, 2013 8:07 pm

Well, I got the thing to load by setting the ww1.exe compatibility to Win95 and run as admin. I still couldn't progress through the turns, even with the single core .bat file, until I manually set affinity to all the distinct cores (i.e. 0, 2, 4, 6). As CP, I eventually got to combat resolution of turkey, then it appeared to hit a bug and I had to kill it.

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