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Offline Athreah

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er, help?
« on: December 10, 2004, 01:33:57 PM »
I realize that this info is probably already around here somewhere, but I can't seem to find it.  :-\

I have the KQ collection and am trying to run it on my Win 2000 machine.  The early games worked very well, but KV, KVI, and KVII won't run.  "The system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS or Microsoft Windows applications." or some rubbish.
So, since I know someone else must have had this problem, what do I need to do?  Point me to the right thread?  Thanks in advance for the help!
Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you!  I can't wait for the release!

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Re:er, help?
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2004, 01:52:09 PM »
I'm sure there are more, but these are some good threads for information about it. :)

KQ compatibility

Making KQs work with XP...

King's Quest and XP

NOTE
Despite most of the threads being about XP(not 2000), most of the information should still help you get them working in Windows2000.
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Re:er, help?
« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2004, 01:18:53 PM »
Thanks Louisia. . . ah. . . Gambit.   :-*
Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you!  I can't wait for the release!

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« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2004, 06:25:25 PM »
No problem, chere. :)

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Re:er, help?
« Reply #4 on: December 18, 2004, 06:13:55 AM »
Oh brother. ::)
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Re:er, help?
« Reply #5 on: February 07, 2005, 08:58:25 PM »
 :) All you need is DOSBox! It's a dos emulator and it plays all my KQ games great on my Windows XP.It's free! Go to the site and click on windows and download!
http://dosbox.sourceforge.net/download.php?main=1

When you want to play open Dosbox and mount the directory that the game is installed in. For example I have my KQ5 game installed in my C: directory, so here's what I would type:
mount c c:\kq5 (press enter)
c: (press enter)
kq5 (press enter)

and the game begins!
Let me know if you need help!

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« Reply #6 on: February 07, 2005, 10:58:27 PM »
Welcome wendi98. :)

and thanks for helping.

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« Reply #7 on: February 08, 2005, 06:02:36 AM »
 ;)Thanks! It's great to be here! I am so very very happy you guys are doing this! I grew up on K! games and love them all! Thanks a lot! I can't wait to see the final product!!  ;D