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Subject - windows 7 crashes
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Posted By: Eric (2010-01-14 20:40:05)

Game crashes in windows 7, any fixes or workarounds pending?
Posted By: Tully (2010-01-15 07:16:20)

If I remember correctly the crash is caused by the user account control stuff, and you can get it to work on windows 7 by running the game as administrator (right click on the game and choose 'run as administrator' to start it.)
Posted By: Eric (2010-01-16 13:48:01)

Tried that, and tried compatability settings, and it still fails. The game just drops out somewhere between 25 and 50 turns. It just stops and I get the generic MS error message. This is happening on my Windows 7 machine, Vista, and even my XP machine. I've treid using compatability settings and running as administrator.

I think I have it working on my vista using compatability settings for 95 on vista (150 turns without a crash) , but I can't get it to work on my son's windows 7 machine at all.
Posted By: Eric (2010-01-16 22:35:49)

I think it's something in the 1.7 version, I tried going back to the 1.6 version, and it seems to be fine on my xp machine. I'll try the windows 7 machine tomorrow and see what happens.
EDIT: I can run the 1.6 version on vista and XP no problem
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