Why won’t Hospital Tycoon play on my Windows 8 computer?

February 10, 2014
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I am trying to play Hospital Tycoon on my new windows 8 computer. It is played through Steam. When I try to click on it on my desktop it does nothing. When I try to click on it through Steam it says that it is already running. My bf just bought a windows 8 computer also and he can play it with no issues. I do not know why my computer will not play it. Steam will let me run as administrator ( which did not work), but Hospital Tycoon does not have the option to run as administrator. I have tried everything I have looked up and nothing has worked. Any ideas will be helpful. My computer is the HP Envy Leap Motion SE.

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  1. Matthew H
    February 10, 2014 at 8:52 pm

    http://steamcommunity.com/app/11590/discussions/0/828936719121018573/

    I googled, and it struck me that few people actually knew how to resolve this issue. Your best bet might be to grab a Windows XP VM for free (courtesy of Microsoft), and install Hospital Tycoon in there.

    http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/download-windows-xp-for-free-and-legally-straight-from-microsoft-si/

  2. sene2602
    February 10, 2014 at 7:48 pm

    Thank you. That worked.

    • Hovsep A
      February 11, 2014 at 7:23 am

      thanks for your reply, glad the peoblem was solved:) if you wish to close the thread as solved just pick the best answer from your makeuseof account.

  3. Hovsep A
    February 10, 2014 at 11:08 am

    follow the discussion here
    Hopital Tycoon Won't open
    http://steamcommunity.com/app/11590/discussions/0/828936719121018573/