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Offline August

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anything specific for Windows XP users?
« on: January 21, 2012, 11:38:01 PM »
sorry if this has already been answered, but i looked through most of the threads and couldn't seem to find anything.
i was just wondering if installing the game using XP is different from when using Win7 or Vista.  i'm not exactly the most tech savvy person out there, so i kinda wanted to make sure i was doing it right before i screwed up XD

thanks for the help, i can't wait to play this game!  :)
 

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Re: anything specific for Windows XP users?
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2012, 12:17:44 AM »
sorry if this has already been answered, but i looked through most of the threads and couldn't seem to find anything.
i was just wondering if installing the game using XP is different from when using Win7 or Vista.  i'm not exactly the most tech savvy person out there, so i kinda wanted to make sure i was doing it right before i screwed up XD

thanks for the help, i can't wait to play this game!  :)

Loading on XP is a lot easier than Win7/Vista. No UAC to dork around with.
 

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Re: anything specific for Windows XP users?
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2012, 12:55:58 AM »
so i won't have to worry about anything other then the System 32 stuff?
no special directions or anything? just wondering because when i first went to install it, i noticed the progress bar was downloading some dll files, and i had thought it was going to ask me first before it did that (to which i would promptly respond YES to NOT override any of my system 32 dlls).  when that happened i cancelled the install and made this thread to make sure i hadn't missed something.
perhaps i simply misread what it was doing, preparing the files perhaps?

thanks for the response btw, i'm sorry that i'm such a noob at the back end stuff XD
 

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Re: anything specific for Windows XP users?
« Reply #3 on: January 22, 2012, 02:49:03 PM »
It will only ask that if it's actually going to replace any dll's if its adding new ones it will just add them.

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Re: anything specific for Windows XP users?
« Reply #4 on: January 22, 2012, 03:13:46 PM »
I do believe Steve's development box is WinXP (or it was), so there shouldn't be many compatibility issues.
 

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Re: anything specific for Windows XP users?
« Reply #5 on: January 22, 2012, 05:22:23 PM »
Quote from: boggo2300 link=topic=4568. msg45687#msg45687 date=1327265343
It will only ask that if it's actually going to replace any dll's if its adding new ones it will just add them.

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ohhh, well that explains what i was seeing.  there shouldn't be any problem then, i'll install it right now.
thank you!
 

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Re: anything specific for Windows XP users?
« Reply #6 on: January 27, 2012, 11:39:35 AM »
I do believe Steve's development box is WinXP (or it was), so there shouldn't be many compatibility issues.

It was WinXP64 but it's Win7 now.

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