Metal Gear Solid 2 won't work on my laptop

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  1. adamshinoda
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    Ha Noi
    here's my specs:


    Intel core i3 -2330 Processor ( 2.2GHz, Dual Core, 4Thread, 3M cache )
    4GB DDR3 -1066
    500G HDD
    VGA AMD Radeon(TM) HD 6470M - 1 GB (actually my laptop has 2 VGAs, the other is an Intel HD 3000)

    I installed MGS 2 and click play, but a black screen appeared, even worse there's no sound at all. At first I thought I was using the Intel vga mode, so I set the Radeon vga mode, at high performance. Nothing changed.
    Anyone knows what the problem is? :( I guess my VGA does not support the game.
     
  2. The_Dragons_Mast

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    Well your specs are way more than enough to handle the game.
    Are you on windows 7 or vista? If you are then the game doesn't normally work on them . Try following the guide here on how to make it work .
     
  3. I2aven's_Sag

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    It's a pretty old game, have you tried going into properties and ticking all the compatibility settings?
     
  4. adamshinoda
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    Maybe the problem is that I'm using Win 7. I've tried changing the compability settings but it was useless. This is my third attempt of installing MGS2 on a third laptop and it still doesnt work like the previous ones.
     
  5. The_Dragons_Mast

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    Followed the guide I gave you about making it work on win 7?
     
  6. kupo3000

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    Try this just in case.

    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
  7. adamshinoda
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    I watched the video, thanks a lot. I'll try it tomorrow :D