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old games on new pc

#11StuDog88Posted 7/3/2012 11:58:41 AM
bjergmose posted...
not to dl some programs.


Program, singular. And a very useful and free one to boot. How have you not come across .RAR files before?

In any case the solution to your problem isn't a difficult one at all. Grow a pair and get to it.
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#12bjergmose(Topic Creator)Posted 7/3/2012 12:26:59 PM
ty all for looking things up for me :)
i have tried older games..like red alert 2 and it worked..and tried tiberium wars 3 and that worked...think its just lotr thats being weird :)
but ty all
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#13Kerr AvonPosted 7/3/2012 3:29:24 PM
Any time you have trouble running an old game on a modern PC, try

http://vogons.zetafleet.com/index.php

The site is called Vogons, being short for Very Old Games On New Systems, though they do play on the Hitch-Hiker's Guide To The Galaxy references (Vogons are an alien species in HHGTTG).
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#14grand8186Posted 7/3/2012 4:05:30 PM
In all seriousness you should get WinRAR or 7-zip. Both are necessities for PC gaming especially for unofficial patches (like this?) and mods.