One of the toys or run on the computer, or not, the reason is not clear. Where to dig?

We are talking about an old and very simple game Filler from Tamestorm, with very minor (at present) system requirements created in the days of WinXP. The problem is that if you install it on the PC, it will work fine with a probability of about 50/50 (tested on multiple computers). Abnormality where it is manifested, is manifested in the fact that each sprite is revealed for a very long time, almost a few seconds. The game becomes so slow that using it is impossible. Thus, according to the task Manager, the CPU usage by the application game.exe up to 40...50% (at the same time on the computer where the game works correctly, the download is only about 0.1%). All other processes are based on the remaining performance of the processor, and they have enough, they decelerate quickly. Loaded all the kernel is about the same.

I started to solve this task with experiments with compatibility. Tried all types of operating systems and all modes, which is in the tab "Compatibility" - no effect. Tried Win7, Win8.1, Win10 - no difference, if it is not one of them, you will not go and the rest, as long as the computer remained the same. Also, I tried to contact support tamestorm, but it didn't address inactive. Reference to the type of chipset, not tested due to difficulties in their identification, not tested also on AMD processors because of the lack thereof. The impression that the problem is in the gland, and then it turns out that it is unsolvable? Or is it possible to do something? If Yes, what?
June 10th 19 at 16:53
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June 10th 19 at 16:55
This is a very old OpenGL game. In order to play it on modern hardware under recent versions of Windows 7/8/10 need to use emulators or wrappers of OpenGL through Direct3D. Search the Internet and choose the one that will work best with your game.
For example, but how then to explain that this game works fine on the half of the available computers? After all, if the system has no appropriate drivers for OpenGL, then (as I understand) in this OS I can't find them. Or they could be made on the PC as companions/supplements to another software? Pack Direct3D, as I have noticed, often comes into the computer along with any game.
However, regardless of my doubt, I your advice will try. Right now.

As for the "very old game"is because the developers do not indulge Novia users filereadable new toys. This question is the last, after he was not provided with anything. There is something online, but really quite simple for babies, and this is the most difficult, it still try to pass... - Zackery.Bruen26 commented on June 10th 19 at 16:58
Drivers need to iron. Therefore, if the computer is no iron, which supports OpenGL, the driver will not help. FILLER was released in 2005, 12 years ago and iron was another, and OpenGL 2.0. Now it's OpenGL 4.6 switched to Vulkan (glNext), and the glands in General have become hoo what others. Downward compatibility to achieve in OpenGL is very difficult.

To understand why on some computers this game is and the other isn't, it is necessary to watch characteristics of iron. - nicklaus.OKeefe commented on June 10th 19 at 17:01
That worked! Thanks for the tip. In fact, it was enough to update the video driver and OpenGL then he pulled.
Shame on me, and could to guess itself... - Zackery.Bruen26 commented on June 10th 19 at 17:04

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