Running TF2 on Vista?

Discussion in 'Team Fortress 2 Talk' started by cornontheCoD, May 27, 2008.

  1. cornontheCoD

    cornontheCoD L7: Fancy Member

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    I heard that you can't run TF2 on a computer with Vista. is this true?
     
  2. Serpentarius24

    Serpentarius24 L1: Registered

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    Nope. Unless of course I have seriously deceived myself.

    So far the only thing I've not been able to run from Steam has been the Psychonauts demo, which apparently is old, so I'm assuming it's a Vista issue.

    (as my first post I feel it important to note that I in no way condone the use of Vista)
     
  3. Jazz

    Jazz L5: Dapper Member

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    Haha, this isn't true it all. I am running Vista Home Premium and TF2 works like a charm.
     
  4. Fireman

    Fireman L4: Comfortable Member

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    I've been running TF2 just fine since December with Home Basic. The only real issue I've had is with some sound glitches, but those are due to me not checking whether my card had proper drivers for the OS before purchasing it.
     
  5. Vander

    Vander L8: Fancy Shmancy Member

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    Running it on Vista right now.
     
  6. oxy

    oxy L5: Dapper Member

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    I run TF2 in Vista Ultimate 64bit, AMD FX-2 4800+, 2GB Corsair XMS2 RAM, GeForce 7900GS and I have graphic issues. The brightness/saturation flickers sort of like when you bring up the steam chat overlay but it affects the brightness/saturation in reverse. :sad: I tried many different drivers to no avail. I just live with it though.
     
  7. drp

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    not, it isnt true. you can run tf2 on vista. but in my opinion, its not worth it.
    i ran it for about a month on vista, and saw fps drops of about 15 to 25 fps drop going from xp to vista.
     
  8. Spike

    Spike L10: Glamorous Member

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    Depends on the PC. I've had XP and Vista and both at the same FPS,
     
  9. drp

    aa drp

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    q6600 with 4gb ram on an 8800gt video card :(
     
  10. Jag

    Jag L1: Registered

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    yes you can wun TF2 On Windows Vista (i did on Untimate) it runs normally exept for that Alt+Tab part and the CTRL+ALT+DEL (you will get lags after like for 15 secs and it takes like 20-40 secs to load up again) if you try runing it with Compatability under administrator t smoothes that lags
     
  11. shpladoink

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    I needed to install a graphical patch to keep it from crashing on map changes, but otherwise it seems to be running fine on vista.