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Old RPG Games on XP3


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#1 jackal12

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 06:40 AM

Hi guys

Have just refound my all time fave game - Might & Magic 3. Problem is it's age. I loaded it onto my computer and set the compatibility to Win95, but this game precedes Win95. It runs very slow and sluggish. What can I do to make it run properly like it used to??

(Moderator edit and note: moved post to more appropriate forum and added Topic Description. jgw)

Edited by jgweed, 29 April 2009 - 07:34 AM.


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#2 Sterling14

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Posted 29 April 2009 - 07:10 PM

Welcome to bleepingcomputer!

I'm not too familiar with that game, but you may need a DOS emulator to run it. DOSBOX is a great tool for this!
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Posted 29 April 2009 - 10:08 PM

Try opening it in command.com command line. It's similar to the cmd.exe command line, but it's better for old DOS games. You can access it by going to Start>Run then typing "command.com." If it still runs slow, download DOSBOX like Sterling14 suggested.

Edited by MadDawg, 29 April 2009 - 10:08 PM.

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