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I have older games that wont work properly on vista ive already downloaded patches for the game but it didnt help any and i was told that i needed a patch for vista itself and im having trouble figuring outwhat type of patch i may or may not need can you help? i have a lenovo 20005 (ideapad y430) but that model is not on the list to choose from

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Hi Manpha,
Sorry but your older games will not work on Vista.
This is because Vista is a 64bit operating system and most games are either 32bit or even 16bit.
Older games also do not have the sound and graphic capabilities that newer games do and most graphics cards use shaders and Open GL drivers which older games do not have.
Sorry but you will have to upgrade your games or buy an older machine just to run your games on.
I have my work machine, my games machine ( for new games like Halo 2 and Unreal) and then I also have a dual boot machine for games like Solder of Fortune and Far Cry, this machine can boot into Windoze XP or Windoze 98, which ever I choose from the boot menu.
It's a pain in the neck I know but progress makes perfect!!!

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Update your DirectX
Go to the website and upgrade to DirectX 10

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