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running zeus on xp


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dabest

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hey, is there any way to run zeus: master of olympus on windows xp?
it worked with me ages ago when i was using windows 98 but it dosent run now that i've got xp
any help?
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Hello dabest and welcome to G2G!

Have you tried running the game in compatibility mode?

Right click shortcut > click properties > click compatibility > tick run the program in compatibiity mode > select Windows 95 or 98 from the drop down menu > click apply and then click OK.
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tried that, still dosen't work.
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oh by the way, forgot to tell you.
My problem is with installing the game not running it.
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What's the exact error message you get?
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there's no error message
the autorun screen comes up, i press install and the auto run vanishes leaving me to look at the desktop.
there's no proccess running for it either.
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Browse the CD and run the setup.exe file. I would try running the setup file in Windows 95/98 compatibility mode.
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i get a 'windows cannot find D:/SETUP.EXE' error. could the cd i bought be a fake? i bought it from a market stall. lol
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The disk could well be a dodgy copy.
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[bleep], illegal sellers >_< :whistling:
i guess i shouldn't buy cds from markets, oh well, atleast AOEIII is original :blink:
thx for your help anyway
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hey there :whistling: i was wondering if anyone knows a way to run zeus on xp well mine runs but the window is comes up in is minimized and it cuts of much of the needed game screen and doesnt navigate properly. i tried uninstalling and reinstalling and it doesnt work . any solutions guys ? :blink: ?? Thanks
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Try compatibility mode.
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i have tried it in compatability mode on all of the avaliable options. none of them make it work any better. any ideas ?
thanks
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ok forget about all the above stuff i wrote. i got a new cd and installed it on a different pc.
this time, the install worked but when i press play, it just vanishes.
there is a process called zeus.exe running and taking about 100 cpu (i checked the task manager)
what should i do?
oh and i tried compatibility for windows 98, didnt work.

Edited by dabest, 20 August 2007 - 08:14 AM.

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I used Alchohol 120% on XP, sp 2, Safedisc 2...my copy is a bit scratched. I had the same problem when mounting the image, then it crashing directly to desktop without warning or error. Compatibility mode did not work; however, mounting it with Daemon Tools using Securom emulation completely resolved the problem. You might try making an ISO of the disc and running it that way...it's a very efficient method for bypassing errors on scratched discs. I wouldn't try it with an illegal ISO, though...I used my own personal copy.
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