windows 8.1 - i need help RRS feed

  • Question

  • i buy a computer with win 8.1 and many games i download always crashes but when i download the same games on my old laptop win 7 it works. does that mean that win 8 is shet and not good for games? can u guys plz fix this shet. i am really pissed i paid for a computer that doesnt work well like window 7. also i bought many games so i just wasted my money on a win 8.1 computer that is the same as win 7 but worse.  everyone said that window 8 is all good because its newer than win 7 and have a touchscreen. i rather refund this computer and eat mcdonalds fo rest of my lyfe. soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo microsoft c an u make an update to improve gaming on this annoying platform like seriously if games dont work on window 8.1 just say so in the first place so that i wouldnt buy anything doing with window 8.1
    Wednesday, February 18, 2015 2:48 PM


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  • Can you update all drivers on Windows 8 Box ? And once its done, and you're still facing issues, i would suggest you to checkj the game compatibility and requirements. 

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    Wednesday, February 18, 2015 9:15 PM
  • Hi ran,

    Apologize for any inconvenience.

    For the game related issue, have you checked the compatibility issue with Windows 8.1?

    You may check ti using the following wesite:


    Further, see if the following article would help to make the games to work:

    Make older programs compatible with this version of Windows

    Also, please check at the game vendor side and see if they could offer any further helpful information.

    Best regards

    Michael Shao
    TechNet Community Support

    • Proposed as answer by Cloud_TS Tuesday, March 3, 2015 9:26 AM
    • Marked as answer by Cloud_TS Friday, March 6, 2015 2:45 AM
    Thursday, February 19, 2015 8:35 AM