How to play gta san andreas in windows XP

Hello,i want play GTA SA in my computer
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  1. This topic has been moved from the section Windows XP to section Video Games by Area51reopened
  2. vasant said:
    Hello,i want play GTA SA in my computer

    Hello.Here is the step by step
    1-You must be sure that your system meet the minimum requirements of gta sa*
    2-You must get the installation disk
    3-Install it on your desired drive
    4-Play the game(Enjoy!)

    *The minimum requirements of gta sa is
    1GHz Intel Pentium III or AMD Athlon Processor
    256MB of RAM
    8x DVD-ROM Drive
    3.6 GB of free Hard Disk space for a minimal install
    64MB Video Card with DirectX 9 compatible drivers ("GeForce3" or better)
    DirectX 9 compatible Stereo Sound Card
    Keyboard & Mouse

    By the way nowadays most of the pc play it without problem.
  3. sorry for replying on such an old tread.

    i recently installed GTA: San Andreas but when i want to play it it says i need DirectX9 or above, but i have directx 9.0c because i can play Prince of Persia: Warrior Within without any problems. :fou:
  4. I have the similar problem of DirectX 9. So, i tried the following way to solve it. Try yourself and it will solve your problem, as it solved my problem too.

    1. Right click the game setup file and select "Properties".
    2. Click the "Compatibility" tab.
    3. Now select "Windows 2000" in "Run this program in compatibility mode for" textbox.
    4. Make sure the checkbox is checked.

    Then try to install the game again, and report me soon.
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