Category: windows 8

RUNNING DOS GAMES WITH WINDOWS 8 HYPER-V

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Microsoft long ago abandoned DOS in favor of Windows which is what everyone now uses. Windows 8 Professional x64 includes Hyper-V which can make it possible to run MS-DOS in a virtual machine. MS-DOS 6.22 was the last version released in June 1994. Following that Windows 95 took over, You can download a ready to use …

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RUNNING OS/2 WITH WINDOWS 8 HYPER-V

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Microsoft and IBM long ago abandoned OS/2 in favor of Windows which is what everyone now uses. Windows 8 Professional x64 includes Hyper-V which can make it possible to run MS-DOS in a virtual machine. OS/2 is the replacement for MS-DOS that IBM developed along with Microsoft. Microsoft considered OS/2 to be a viable surecessor for …

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WINDOWS 8.1

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Windows 8.1 was generally available October 18, 2013. The screen shots will show important differences important to a gamer. The blue startup logo is retained from Windows 8. Each screen shot is now hyper-linked to the full size version. Windows 8.1 has already seen market share rise to over 10% at the end of 2013. …

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WINDOWS 8

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Windows 8 was released to manufacturing (RTM) on August 1, 2012 for a October 26, 2012 launch. With the 8.1 updates, all of the issues have been corrected. Microsoft has also now offered all users a free upgrade to Windows 10 which Microsoft has wanted to have all users standardized for security reasons. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS …

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GAMES INCOMPATIBLE WITH WINDOWS 8

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We have many old games. Unfortunately some games are not compatible with Windows 8 while others of the same period are. For this reason we suggesting dual boot. We have another list of games with known issues from Windows 7. Generally recent games should be OK with Windows 8. Older titles are the ones most …

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