kristurd Dec 27, 2012 @ 8:23pm
How do you get RCT3 to work with windows 8?
I recently got a new computer with windows 8, and the game wont work. It just says "RCT3 has stopped working." Any ideas? Help please!
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XShortestStrawX Dec 28, 2012 @ 11:24am 
Run it in compatibility mode for Windows 95 maybe. That's how I got it to work on Windows 7 when it was doing the same thing to me. Don't know why Windows 95, but it worked.
Last edited by XShortestStrawX; Dec 28, 2012 @ 11:25am
kristurd Dec 28, 2012 @ 9:50pm 
I tried to put into compatibility mode, but it didn't work. It says that the program can't start because it is already running. I think it has something to do with the fact that Direct X is built into the operating system and already running with windows 8, so the game tries to launch Direct X again, but it's already running. Any idea how to fix this? Thanks.
Law Dec 29, 2012 @ 6:07am 
Have you logged out of steam and ran as administrator?
kristurd Dec 29, 2012 @ 9:05am 
No, how do you do that?
mrsopkip Jan 6, 2013 @ 6:24am 
rightclick > seleckt run as ADMIN > left click that option
kristurd Jan 6, 2013 @ 11:19am 
I got it working, thanks.
Paused Jan 12, 2013 @ 6:58am 
It works perfectly for me on windows 8!!
[BA] Carlos Danger Feb 10, 2013 @ 11:10am 
you dont windows 8 sucks
[Virgin] SUPR3M3_L3AD3R (Banned) Apr 5, 2013 @ 10:33am 
why do you have windows 8?
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