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I purchased a CD of "Hoyle Casino" when I had a windows 95 computer.I have enjoyed the CD ever since, except now I have a windows 7 computer which will not take my Hoyle casino CD. What can I do?

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Windows 7 is way to new for the game, but you can try copying the files to a folder on your computer, right click on the install file and troubleshoot compatibility. From there you should be able to set it to run under windows 95 settings. If that does not work, then unfortunately you will not be able to use that game on your new computer.

Hope this helps.

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