Legacy OS, and Games

Discussion in 'Windows XP Games' started by Scratch, May 14, 2020.

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    Scratch

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    Installed on a legacy computer.
    My goal is to build or buy a computer, to play those games from 2002 to 2006, that I enjoyed in the past.
    Due to a rural slow internet I am not able to play on "Steam"
    My present conundrum is:
    Should I use Windows XP-Pro 64bit.
    Or:
    Should I go with Windows XP-Home 32bit.
    Any help or thoughts will be most appreciated.
     
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    most games seem to require lots of ram which you will not get with a 32bit os as it will only see 4gb of ram, so I would use the 64bit. Wait and see what some of the xp gamers have to say, since I do not play any games, :)
     
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    I'm building an old style computer for the same reason. It's for games that will only run on XP-32 so needs quite specific hardware. Check if your games will run on a 64 bit system, if they will then why not use Win-10?
     
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    Or install Linux and run the games through Wine since apparently some programs work better on Wine than they do on Windows. :D
     
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