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Unregistered1 18-07-2012 02:08 PM

What is DOSBox and where can I download it?
 
What is DOSBox and where can I download it?
Every time I try to start "Samurai" an error window appears saying "The version of this file is not compatible with the version of Windows you're running. Check your computer's system information to see whether you need a x86 (32-bit) or x64 (64-bit) version of the program, the contact the software publisher."
Do you know how to get it to run with Windows 7?

The Fifth Horseman 18-07-2012 02:30 PM

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Check the contents of the Tutorials subforum.
Or the sticky in this forum, named wtf IS dos bOX AND DOES IT WORK ON wIN xp??? (DA MOVIE).

Japo 18-07-2012 09:09 PM

Yes, and also the FAQ. It would all eventually take you to this explanation:

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Originally Posted by Japo (Post 330301)
It may happen that it fails immediately and you see something like

http://i102.photobucket.com/download...acy/16on64.png

(If it's not this message what you see, <a href="#compatmode">click here</a> to skip this part.) This means that your Windows is 64-bit and, either the program is for MS-DOS (6.x or lower) or for Windows 16-bit (Windows 3.x or earlier, really old). So make sure you know which is the case. The sure way to know is to try to run it in DOSBox or DOS: a Windows program will show a clear message: "This program cannot be run in DOS mode."

If the program is for DOS, refer to the DOSBox tutorials. If it's for Windows 16-bit there are two possible solutions:

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