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Ms-Dos for Windows XP


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Anyone know how to play Dos games on Windows XP? XP doesn't support ms-dos anymore and the command prompt is a fake version of it. Perhaps there's some program that converts the games or sets up a mini program like dos?
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use a program called, dosbox
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tried it on 5-6 different games. Some it sorta opened but all i saw was a black screen with like two words. Also the mount they tell you to do doesn't work. c c:\dosprog will give you the message "directory does not exist" but I managed to get by on "mount c c:\"

It's a bit complicated so if you could explain how to use it, that'd be great. Or if anyone has another program I'd appreciate that too.
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Okay, you have to mount it to the directory where the game .exe or .com is located. Then type the exe name, eg: xcom.exe

You should really read the manual located at: http://dosbox.source...php?show_news=1

-Zac

Edited by ratmilk, 08 July 2005 - 06:50 PM.

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Thanks that helped a lot :tazz:
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