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Old 16-07-2010, 11:37 AM   #1

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Default Dosbox, Win311 incl SVGA & Soundblaster support all in 1

For DosBox 0.74 Win3.11 with 32bit graphics & Soundblaster support, visit the following page -


You'll need to edit the last bit of the dosbox.conf file (using notepad), to remove the securemode line, and then you can exit to MSDOS & mount whatever drive mappings you want to get to your games.

I've found this a really simple way of resolving the problems with games such as SimTower & SimLife that require Win3.11 (and SimTower needs an extended graphics set than the default one with dosbox too!)

Hope this helps!!
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Old 16-07-2010, 03:11 PM   #2
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I was hoping to test mine more extensively before making it public, but since I didn't receive any feedback on it for almost two months I guess keeping it under wraps is sort of pointless now:
I used a different approach, though, going for the compatibility and only installing additional software if it's clearly necessary.
This isn't bundled with DOSBox, mind you. Extract the package to whatever you mount as your C drive in DOSBox, with the exception of the root of your system drive. Once you mount the directory it's in, run Windows.bat and you're good to go.

This is an experimental fix that should solve problems with games requiring a Borland DPMI server: http://www.mediafire.com/?7waa47ate460ndp
Unpack to the Windows directory (the one from the above package, not the one where your computer's actual operating system is installed), optionally also the game directory and see if it works.

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Old 31-07-2010, 05:01 PM   #3
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Wow, a Win 3.11 for ? I wonder how will the games for it work.
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Old 31-07-2010, 05:32 PM   #4
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Most Win3 games run flawless in dosbox/W3.
Only a few will need additional tweaking.

BTW, dosgames in dosbox/W3.x isn't a good idea (for those who presume they can use W3 as an easy to use GUY to launch dosgames in dosbox )

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