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Old 21-03-2005, 12:01 AM   #1
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I have tried to download some of these oldies but goodies. But everytime i try to run them, there is something wrong with the graphics. Please help, what should i do??
                       
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Old 21-03-2005, 12:02 AM   #2
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I have windows XP
                       
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Old 21-03-2005, 12:04 AM   #3
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If u are more precise and describe a little more ur problem we will probably be able to help u.....
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Old 21-03-2005, 12:10 AM   #4
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well, its hard to descripe. For an example i downloaded castles 2, and when i tried to run it, the colours were all wrong, so i couldn´t see anything. I have also tried street rod and when i tried to run that, its was like the screen were divided in four and everyone showed the same image

Hard to explain but can you help??
                       
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Old 21-03-2005, 12:14 AM   #5
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Yes, use DOSBox. Should fix most if not all of your problems.
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Old 21-03-2005, 12:26 AM   #6
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thanks, but its the same problem. I have now downloaded the fantastic gam North and South, and i have tried to run it in the dosbox, but its the same problem. The normal screen is show in four versions each divided on the screen. Any other suggestions??
                       
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Old 21-03-2005, 12:40 AM   #7
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have you tried to run the games in THE dosbox (windows), or DOSBox?
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Old 21-03-2005, 08:21 AM   #8
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Whats the difference??
                       
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Old 21-03-2005, 08:37 AM   #9
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Oh, ****, another one of THEM.

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The "dosbox" of Windows is Microsoft's _UTTERLY_BOTCHED_ attempt at creating a DOS emulation.

DosBox (the emulator to which I link in my siggy) is a superb freeware program that emulates actually entire x86 PC, not just its OS. And therefore it is perfect for running old games.

Oh, and by the way, get v061, not v063 - I found out that some old games had graphic issues with the newer DosBox versions.

Actually, get both. That way you have both the new, supposedly better, one and the older, more reliable.
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I advise you to look here first if you don't know the difference between DOSBox the program and the DOS box of Windows.
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