I am trying to run Railroad Tycoon 3 on my computer is running Windows 7.

I am trying to run Railroad Tycoon 3 my computer is running windows 7 with a amd CPU at 2.2g 512 nvida sli with 2 gs of ram on installing the game in question i then get round to play the game it starts off fine with the video intro but not even halfway though the intro it suddenly boots me off the game completely and then when i try to go back into the game it stalls and says windows is trying to find a solution and then boots me out of the game i have tried the compatibility wizard but in vain and nothing seems to work i would very much appreciate a reply as soon as possible because my little boy loves playing on the game and its the only thing he plays      

Hi Rocky Rich,


a.        May I know if you get any error message?

b.       Was it working fine before?


I’d suggest you to update drivers for your video card and increase Hardware acceleration and check if you’re able to play Railroad Tycoon 3.

Please visit the link below to update a driver,



To increase hardware acceleration in Windows 7, please see the steps below.

1.       Click Start -> Control Panel -> Appearance and Personalization.

2.       Under Personalization, click Adjust screen resolution.

3.       On the Display Settings dialog, click the Advanced Settings button.

4.       On the monitor properties dialog, click the Troubleshoot tab.

5.       Click the Change settings button.

6.       On the security dialog, click Continue.

7.       Move the Hardware acceleration slider toward up to increase hardware acceleration.

8.       Click OK.

9.       Restart Windows.


If the above steps do not help resolve your issue, please contact the software publisher for more assistance by visiting the link below.



Hope this information helped you.



Yaaser - Microsoft Support Engineer
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