your a genius if you can solve this

  leeknight67 17:26 21 Aug 2004

Ive got a desktop computer is a pentium 3 400 mhz windows 98 and i can install 2 new games which i have got they are myst and the cameron files the pharaohs curse. now i have a brand new laptop its a packard bell 2.7ghz intel celeron windows xp and when i click install nothing happens im stumped and ive racked my brains all day but to no avail. any ideas people?????????

tia Lee

  powerless 17:31 21 Aug 2004

Start Menu\Programs\Accessories\Program Compatibility Wizard

  iambeavis 17:32 21 Aug 2004

Are you logged on to XP as an administrator?

  leeknight67 17:39 21 Aug 2004

how do you mean administatot??

  leeknight67 17:46 21 Aug 2004

what do i do on the programme compatilibility wizard?

  iambeavis 17:47 21 Aug 2004

If you are not logged on as an administrator account in XP you are unable to install programmes.

  jonnytub 17:48 21 Aug 2004

administrator, go to start, control panel, user accounts icon, there should be the word "administrator" next to your name. If your not logged on as administrator then you will be limited to what you can do being logged on as a guest.

  leeknight67 17:51 21 Aug 2004

yes i am logged on as that i cant understand why i cand install this game

  jonnytub 17:54 21 Aug 2004

can you right click on the cd-drive and explore the cd contents until you find one labelled setup.exe or similarily named.

  powerless 17:55 21 Aug 2004

Just follow the Program Compatibility Wizard.

When you are asked "How do you want to locate the program that you would like to run with compatibility settings?"

Choose: I want to use the program in the CD-ROM drive

  leeknight67 17:56 21 Aug 2004

ive dont that i double click on it a little egg timer comes up for about 3 secands then vanishes what is going on?????????

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