Play games on Windows 8 or 8.1 easily

As Windows had upgraded to windows 8 & windows 8.1, many people facing problems to run their old games and software's. There is always a popup error message whenever you are trying to play a game or an application which was working fine on previous operating system. This is the reason why many users are switching back from Windows 8 or 8.1 operating system to lower version. So here I have posted 3 ways from which you may able to run games or applications on Windows 8 or 8.1 platform.

Play games on Windows 8 or 8.1 easily
Play games on Windows 8 or 8.1 easily

Steps you have to perform
  • Keep operating system up to date
Developers are consistently making changes to the system so as to remove bug in latest version which was present in earlier version. This may also include some software packages to able to play earlier as well as latest games, application on particular operating system. Do read manuals available with applications and know their compatibility constraints which may include higher version than current operating system version.

Play games on Windows 8 or 8.1 easily

  • Switch to compatibility mode
Switching compatibility modes increase the chances of execution of particular game or application on system. To do so, Right click on the program file for which the problem is arising. Click on Properties, Then Choose Compatibility in Properties Box. Tick On " Run This program in Compatibility mode " , then Choose Windows 7 or Windows XP as your previous versions support the games & Software's.

Play games on Windows 8 or 8.1 easily

  • Visualization
Using this way, you can install and use any of operating system through current operating system. So that you can surely execute any of the application which is not possible to execute through above described ways. For that you need to install software called "VMware Player". It is free to use. Similarly you can also try "Virtual Box". You now have to install operating system through any of these players. Finally you can switch between different operating systems without restarting the device.

Play games on Windows 8 or 8.1 easily

Play games on Windows 8 or 8.1 easily
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