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Old 13-05-2013, 02:30 PM   #1
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Default HoMM 3 not working.

Hi all!

I have tried to solve this in other forums, but they are not as nice as you people.

I own Heroes of Might and Magic III and it worked fine in my old laptop. When it broke and I had to buy a new one with Windows 7, it just does not work. I can't even install it.

Would DosBox work with it and how would that be? What do you suggest?
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Old 13-05-2013, 03:02 PM   #2
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HoMM3 works just fine on Windows 7 for me... and it's a Windows application, you can forget about DOSBOX.

Tried any compability mode? Ran as admin?
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Old 13-05-2013, 11:51 PM   #3
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HoMM3 works just fine on Windows 7 for me... and it's a Windows application, you can forget about DOSBOX.

Tried any compability mode? Ran as admin?
ok... I am feeling VERY stupid right now.

What kind of compability mode?
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Old 14-05-2013, 12:41 AM   #4
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You need to right click on the executable and select an appropiate compatibility mode, most preferably either Windows 98 or Windows XP. Here's a possible solution on another forum. Or you can spend $10 bucks on a gog.com version which is said to be working out of the box.
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Old 14-05-2013, 02:26 AM   #5
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And of course there always is VPC (2007)...
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Old 14-05-2013, 01:32 PM   #6
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Thank you, everybody! I will try all your tips once I get home later today
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If it still refuses to work, bring it back to the distributor, in case your copy isn't working.
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Uh, I don't suppose her copy of HoMM 3 was meant to be run on Windows 7, if I'm correct.
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Old 15-05-2013, 08:13 PM   #9
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This is for Windows 9x, right? It can probably be made run in Windows 7, although there's no clear-cut procedure. Try what Tomekk says. This is a checklist guide I made about old Windows games:
http://www.abandonia.com/vbullet/showthread.php?t=17501

This thread should be in Troubleshooting
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Old 16-05-2013, 08:18 AM   #10
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I tried to install it in my computer but every times its some files are not properly installed and hence games will not work properly.
Windows XP, server pack 2, having enough ram and processor but not completely sure why this games doing problem...? Pleases suggest me some information

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