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Trying to install nhra quarter mile showdown game, have windows vista, was told its compatable. cant figure it out. says on last step of install that windows was interupted ?? help

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It's a hardware incompatibility with windows vista. for example your graphics card on your Inspiron might not be fully supported in windows vista and your Laptop's graphics card is supported by Vista. Most of the times we can find this incompatibility is with graphics cards. Download and install the newest drivers for your inspiron's graphics card. I have seen your inspiron has an ATI Radeon X1300 graphics card. The windows Vista drivers can be downloaded here http://game.amd.com/us-en/drivers_catalyst.aspx?p=vista32/common-vista32

Posted on Oct 10, 2007

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Incompatability error.Is the game for 32bit or 64bit?

Posted on Jul 15, 2008

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try running (or installing) this game (whatever it is) in compatability mode.

To do so:

  1. Open Windows Explorer.
  2. Location the application executable.
  3. Right click the executable and click the Properties option.
  4. Select the Compatibility tab.
  5. Select the Run This Program in Compatibility Mode option.
  6. From the drop-down list, choose the operating system i.e. XP or win2k
  7. If necessary, select the option to run the program as an administrator.
  8. Click OK.
hope this works for you

Posted on Jan 10, 2009

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