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#1 silwizard

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Posted 25 March 2008 - 01:28 PM

I have an older DOS based game that I am trying to run, it works under windows 98SE but I can't get it to run under XP, as I try to install it the program tells me that I have to free up more memory but the amount is 0 that it tells me to free up. Is this a conflict between the old game and the DOS emulator in XP or what? I thoroughly enjoy the game but it gets to be a pain to run it on my older laptop all the time rather than on my desktop. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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#2 Monty007

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Posted 27 March 2008 - 04:25 PM

You can try Dos Box I have never used it but I have heard it works most of the time http://www.dosbox.com/information.php?page=0
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Posted 31 March 2008 - 04:16 AM

dos program can not run in the system after windows2000,I think you can try some software that can simulate dos environment in xp.
or you can install two system in your PC.

Wish my poor english and technology can give you help.

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Posted 31 March 2008 - 08:05 AM

Have a look at these:

How to Run Old or DOS games in Windows XP
http://www.wikihow.com/Run-Old-or-DOS-Games-in-Windows-XP

How to Get DOS games to Work in Windows XP
http://www.dosgames.com/xphints.php

forum GET GAMES TO Work at
http://www.dosgames.com/forum/


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Posted 31 March 2008 - 08:38 AM

Would help to know what game your trying to run, there maybe a solution out there already!
If all else fails, hit the reset button.
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#6 silwizard

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Posted 09 April 2008 - 08:24 PM

I am trying to run the game World of Xeen

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Posted 10 April 2008 - 10:18 AM

Post on Might and Magic: World of Xeen running on XP using Dosbox
http://forum.rpg.net/archive/index.php/t-283140.html

http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/4...04/m/3801077794


DOSBox
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DOSBox

http://www.dosbox.com/




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