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Tips And Ideas For Games Windows Vista


If you are an avid video gamer, you may be interested in playing Windows Vista games on your computer. With the Windows Vista operating system, you should be able to run most newer games without much of a problem. Not only does the operating system come in to play with Windows Vista games, but the quality and game play will also depend on your computer's hardware and specifications. The better the computer, the better quality your Window Vista games will run. There are many different computer games out there in all types of genres, such as fantasy, role playing, multi-player, shooter, and more. You are sure to find fun games for your interests at any computer store.

Step 1

To get fun Windows Vista games that you will be able to play on your computer, visit a computer store or any electronics store near you that carries computer games. When shopping for games, you will want to make sure that you purchase ones that run on PCs. On the box, it should also say the minimum computer requirements that you must have, including your operating system. Before purchasing, make sure that they are Window Vista games capatable. The Windows Vista games boxes will also inform you of the minimum hardware and graphics options that your computer must be running for the game to play.

Step 2

Windows Vista games will run best when your computer is at it's top performing speed. The first thing that you should do if you are going to playing a lot of graphic intensive Windows Vista games on your computer, is to upgrade your computer's hardware. The video card should be one that will be able to handle your game play. ATI Radeon is one brand that sells excellent video cards. If you are unable to install the video card yourself, it is best to take it to a professional to have it installed. Best Buy's Geek Squad will be able to install the video card for you right at the store if you bring in your computer, or they are able to come out to your home.

Step 3

Before running Windows Vista games, you should exit any unnecessary applications that you may have running in the background. This is a good way to free up some space on your computer for the games to run faster. To find applications that may be running that you are unaware of, click CTRL ALT DELETE and go to your task manager. Click the applications tab and exit the ones that you do not need to have open at this time. You can also click on the processes tab and exit any processes that you know for a fast should not be running on your computer. Do not exit ones that could mess up your computer and potentially shut it down or harm the software.


There are many Windows Vista games out there that you might like to play. If you do not know what games you will like, but have heard of some that are fun, try going to the game's website and seeing in they are offering a free trail download. Free trials are the best way to test out Windows Vista games before buying them.

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By Colleen Ross, published at 03/26/2012
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