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How can I run my game/program in 'Compatibility Mode'?


WINDOWS VISTA

While all of our games should work in Vista without problems, should you experience difficulties, the following instructions usually bypass most operating system specific issues.

1. Click Start and Computer
2. Click on the C drive icon.
3. Open the Programs folder and locate the folder called iWin.com. If your game was purchased from a retail outlet it may be called iWin.com games. Locate the game you wish to run and open the folder for it. Right click on the Gamelauncher icon.
4. Select Properties and go to the Compatibility tab in the Properties window.
5. Check the box next to Run this program in compatibility mode for...
6. Make sure it states Windows XP (service Pack 2) as your selected option.
7. Make sure you check the box for Run this as an administrator. If you are already logged in as the administrator this will not be an option and click OK.
8. Try launching your game again. You may receive a warning box. You will want to be sure to click Allow to allow the game to run.

You should be set!

Click HERE for general tips relating to our games with the Windows Vista operating system.

Click HERE for information on how to solve Javascript errors some experience while playing our games with the Windows Vista operating system.

Click HERE for instructions on how to solve problems saving your games' progress with the Windows Vista operating system.


WINDOWS 7

While most of the game titles available on iWin.com should be compatible with the Windows 7 operating system, some older titles may not be. Generally, even those not specifically compatible will be functional on Windows 7 by using XP compatibility mode.

Click HERE for information on how to run your games in XP compatibility mode.


WINDOWS 8

Many game play issues related to OS compatibility may be resolved by the following means.  In regards to Windows 8, we know that some of these may require republishing on our side. While most of our game titles should be functional, there are some known Windows 8 compatibility issues with some of the older games published/available on the iWin.com website. We are in the process of republishing some of our older back catalog for any compatibility issues that are correctable. That said...

Click HERE for information on how to run your games in XP compatibility mode.

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