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post #1 of 21
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This game right here:



I get this error when I try to install (see attachment). It claims to be a Windows 95 game.

Anything I can do?
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Run a windows XP virtual machine? Iv got a feeling that it would be very difficult to get it working on 64bit 7 even if there is a way to get it to run.
    
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Run in a virtual machine or right click and go run in emulation mode for windows95
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Dosbox is so easy to setup, use that.
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Dosbox is so easy to setup, use that.
That also acts as a Windows 95 emu also?
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That also acts as a Windows 95 emu also?
windows 95 just ran on top of dos, so this game should install in dosbox very easily
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Quote:
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windows 95 just ran on top of dos, so this game should install in dosbox very easily
+1 for DOSbox
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post #8 of 21
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Ok, so I hear DOSbox has gui mods, since I am from a generation that grew up with GUI's I hate command line prompts, I'm googling around but online documentation is poor, can someone walk me through this?
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post #9 of 21
you should use D.O.G. a front end for dosbox, it has cd support also. D.O.G.

You will also need to download dosbox
Edited by rafety58 - 8/9/11 at 10:43pm
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post #10 of 21
I'd say just run a virtual machine of XP and be done with it. It should play fine in XP. That's what I run when I'm in the mood for SimTower.
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