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Old 07-27-12, 13:19
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Default Installing old games to Dos

I have an old Compaq Presario desktop running Windows 98. I installed Tex Murphy "Under A Killing Moon" to the C: drive. It installed alright but it has to be played in Dos. Going to the Dos prompt was C:\Windows>. The game will not run with Windows running in the background. How can I get a Dos prompt with out Windows running in the background?
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Old 07-28-12, 06:25
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Default Re: Installing old games to Dos

Haven't played a DOS game in ages.
This looks like something that will get your game going.
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And I didn't see any warnings anywhere, about this app.
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Default Re: Installing old games to Dos

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Haven't played a DOS game in ages.
This looks like something that will get your game going.
D-Fend Reloaded: Overview
And I didn't see any warnings anywhere, about this app.
Thank you for your advice. Unfortunetly I didn't have much sucess installing D-Fend Reload. There were a lot of error messages upon installation. It must not be compatable with my computer. That is too bad because it would have been good for my older games.

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Old 07-31-12, 03:58
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Try DOSBox.
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Is this a free download?
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Old 07-31-12, 09:57
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Is this a free download?
It looks like donationware - free if you want to, but you can make a donation to help the author.
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