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by BridgetW / March 9, 2008 10:29 PM PDT

I recently got a new computer (preloaded with Vista) and want to download some good flying, military, or simulator games. On my last computer I bought several games and it seems like the games totally screwed things up (PC was MUCH slower, had lots of crashes). Can anyone recommend some games for me to check out? (I've been off-line for a couple of years and am totally behind on what's new). I've already found Aces High II, but I'm not sure I'm keeping it...I got the Vista "blue screen of death" when I played it (using keyboard commands-I haven't got a joystick yet; of course my Microsoft Sidewinder isn't compatible with Vista).
Thanks!
Bridget

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WOW!
by BridgetW / March 13, 2008 9:58 PM PDT
In reply to: First for the ladies

This is a GREAT start! I'm so behind the times with on-line gaming, that it's like a brand new experience! Now...just gotta figure out how many I can download before I bog down my computer! (I worry about putting in too many programs and slowing things down). My last computer was soooo slow because I had tons of stuff on it. It's 10 years old and works fine, except it's slow and runs Windows '98! I couldn't even use Turbo Tax anymore, so I had to resort to buying a new system.
Anyway, thanks again!
Bridget

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Windows 98?
by Dango517 / March 14, 2008 4:29 AM PDT
In reply to: WOW!

Yep, it was time for a new computer. I'm sure you are seeing some big changes. Hope yo have a DSL connection.

Glad the information was useful. Take what to need and ignore the rest perhaps I provided too much information but you can sort it out.

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