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Page 1 of 7 1 23 > Last » Thread Tools Display Modes 05-06-2007, 04:26 PM #1 The Fifth Horseman FUTURE SCIENCE BASTARD Join Date: Oct 2004 I have a windows 98 game on disc. Reset Options will return DOSBox's settings file back to its default. Uploaded on Oct 14, 2011A brief tutorial test demonstrating how to mount a virtual drive within dosbox and launch programs.

The game archive will be automatically extracted and the files will be placed in the right place. 4 Run a game. Type intro or intro mount for more information. Let's save these settings (in this case, F1 does it) and exit by pressing Escape. You can help keep The Sierra Help Pages alive by helping to defray some of the costs of hosting this site.

How To Run A Program In Dosbox

Password Memberlist Forum Rules Today's Posts Search Forums: Click here to use Advanced Search Search Forums Show Threads Show Posts Click here to use Advanced Search Go to Page... If you're having trouble with that, make sure it looks like this (look at the bottom): Full Screen Just press ALT+ENTER to go into and out of full screen. It might be worth talking a look at incase you are missing some other core elements of the game. Frameskip prevents DOSBox from rendering certain frames, which can improve performance but leads to some visual problems.

Open Computer from your Windows start menu and goto your DOS Hard Disk folder located on your C: drive. http://www.freedos.org/. Rest of the configuration doesn't concern us - but we will be coming back to it eventually. How To Use Dosbox On Android NOTE: Each emulated Sound Blaster card is compatibile with its precedessors, altough some games and programs may refuse to recognize Sound Blaster 16 as a valid Sound Blaster compatibile device.

So if you rebooted and your computer is still running slowly I believe something else would be causing it. Dosbox Commands List There is also link to the ZMBV codec that might be required to view your view your video captures within Windows Media Player. Rings a bell? Code: mount c: /home/ketman/dos/c Then retry Code: c: Edit: If you want ~/dos/c mounted each time you start dosbox, at that mount to ~/.dosbox/dosbox-0.74.conf (or whichever version of dosbox you're using).

Download DOSBox from their website (http://www.dosbox.com). How To Mount C Drive In Dosbox To have DOSBox use this as its C:\ drive, execute the following command in DOSBox: mount c /home/wikiuser/dos/c Doing that, I get: [email protected]:~$ mkdir ~/dos/c mkdir: cannot create directory `/home/ketman/dos/c': No Solved it myself but if anyone else has the same problem, I solved it ny adding the line mount d: /sdcard/games/heroes -t cdrom In the dosbox config file I'm sure I'll CD vgaseasn
DIR Run the program.

  1. I suggest you come up with some reasonable single location to put your games in.
  2. My crappy dumbphone is a HTC desire 4g and I am running an app.
  3. Reply RAM Lover says: February 8, 2010 at 1:44 pm mount Y C:\gamelist\ y:\ dir Reply RAM Lover says: February 8, 2010 at 1:52 pm The code above if entered into
  4. If you've mounted your DOSGAMES folder, each of your games will usually be contained in their own folders.
  5. Using the DOSBox prompt.

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If you don't know what this all means then we will do a simple exercise to show you. Most games start by running an EXE file, though you may need to run a COM or BAT file. How To Run A Program In Dosbox Reply Ben says: May 27, 2011 at 2:21 pm Surprisingly for the extensive information you have given Mike I am still a little confused by your question. Dosbox Commands To Run Turbo C You will be shown a screen that reports the installation progress.

K THX LOL!!! Very good, but you don't want to bother with mounting that directory and changing to it every time round, right? I wasn't able to highlight anything - it was blank - nothing that I could select. AFM 154,484 views 4:14 How to run a 16-bit Program in DOSBox - Duration: 7:20. This is the second KQ7 file I've downloaded, each are from different sites (just in case one of the files were incomplete or bad). How To Make Dosbox Full Screen

Sign in to add this to Watch Later Add to Loading playlists... Ctrl+F12 - This will speed up the game by allocating more processor power to DOSBox. So "mount a c:\floppy -t floppy -label disk1" would mount a folder on the C: drive named "floppy" as a floppy disk in DOSBox that has the disk label of "DISK1" There were multiple versions created for different platforms and systems of the era.

You can see here that the Sierra On-Line installation program under DOSBox has detected oth VGA and EGA graphic cards. How To Use Dosbox On Windows 7 A couple of cautions about mounting drives in DOSBox: DON'T mount your actual c:\ drive. K THX LOL!!! 1.3: Commander on the bridge! 1.4: LOL, IT LIVES!!! (Small pictures you may encounter throughout the guide are thumbnails linking to larger screenshots - they weren't placed directly

Open it (if Windows "asks" what program to open it with, choose "Notepad").

These commands can be useful since a lot of old games will not perform properly on modern systems. If you install a game from Windows, any paths in configuration files will not be the same as what DOSBox will see. You can quit the program anytime by pressing ESC. How To Use Dosbox On Mac Insert the CD into your computer's disc drive.

So CD games from this period generally installed part of the game to a computer's hard drive (DOSBox C:) and used that for save games and temporary files. Any ideas? Mounting a CD will allow you to run old DOS games off the disc. Notify me of new posts via email.

Move your mouse cursor to the top of the screen and click there to see a menu. So.. called AnDosBox which seems to function just fine for a couple games but when I try to run heroes of might and magic and its telling me it can't accessthe cd Amit Tiwari 32,636 views 4:10 Loading more suggestions...

Many things are explained in it which we will only mention once or twice in the guide. Reply Ben says: December 29, 2013 at 7:40 pm Hi Michael did you follow the previous steps in the article ? + Double-click your Local Disk (C:) + Right-click on the Otherwise you can buy the game from here. Adv Reply February 10th, 2012 #4 dcsoldschool53 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Tea Glorious Tea!

Reply Mike says: May 27, 2011 at 10:15 am I have a question regarding saved games. Any ideas? Most games have an EXE file in their directory that you can run. Loading...

Now quit the install program by pressing ESC until you receive a red prompt asking you to exit. You can monitor your processor by pressing Ctrl+⇧ Shift+Esc and selecting the "Performance" tab. Reply Ben says: January 21, 2011 at 4:54 am DOSBox is a DOS emulation program. fullresolution=0x0 That setting locks the game to it's original resolution in full screen mode, so delete that line and the border should be removed.