Turn on direct play to use older games... windows 8, 8.1.1 and 10

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  1. ussnorway

    ussnorway Windows Forum Team
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    If you want to play older games on your new laptop it's a good idea to enable this.
    1. Press [windows key]+[x] then press [p] to open the control panel.
    2. find/ open "Programs and Features" then press the "Turn windows features on or off"... it's on the left hand side.
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    3. Put a tick in the direct play... look in the L's for legacy, then restart your system.
     
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    When i put ok on directplay its say searching file from windows update concet to internet but nothing happened its stuck here.what Can i do.
     
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