How to Play Counter Strike on Windows 7/Vista – Module Failed To Initialize

Do you know that you can play cs in windows 7 /vista with out any compatibility issues with simple tricks ? Its been 5 years since the release of Windows Vista and still I hear people complaining about how bad the Windows Vista is. Well actually to be specific, its not the OS, its the security features that are built in the OS that seem to misguide the users making them think that most of the programs/games don’t run on Vista. Personally, I think Windows Vista/ 7 are amazing operating systems. Almost all the programs run on the new operating systems just like the old ones, except those of the few programs that run on DOS.

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Simple Trick To Play CS in Windows 7/Vista Online :

Certainly most of them can be fixed. But today, I’m gonna tell you how to fix or make Counter Strike run on Windows Vista/7. Firstly, you need to know about the New Compatibility Mode in Windows Vista. Its a toggle mode that allows you to run programs that initially used to run on older Operating Systems without any problems. Most of the programs/games can be fixed and run on Vista/7 in this way. We will solve this issue now to play cs in windows 7 and windows vista in a easy way.

Here’s what happened when I tried to install Counter Strike on my computer with Vista. You will see a error as Platform Error : module failed to initialize.

Fix Module Failed To Initialize Error To Play Cs in Windows 7 / Vista

To Fix this error, follow the steps and you’ll be able to run the game in Windows Vista/7.

1) Firstly Install the game.

2) Right-click on the game icon and click properties.

3) Click on the compatibility tab.

4) Choose “Run this program in compatibility mode for” and select Windows XP Service Pack 2 (or any other).

5) Click OK and start the game, you game should be opening and you must be ready to play.

This is the simple way to play counter strike 1.6 online in windows vista/7. Most of us will have this problem ofย  not seeing the servers of players online. Some of us even cant see the menu when we try to connect to the server. Its just the interface of windows vista/7 which is not compatible to play counter strike 1.6 online. If you come across with games like these, which have issues in windows vista/ 7 then just use the above compatibility mode option to solve it. Please post your queries and comments below. I hope you all have fixed this problem soon and play cs in windows 7 online.

  1. GamingGarage September 23, 2011
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