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Thanks! Reply Little Jackalope says: June 5, 2014 at 5:17 pm Is this for a Nancy Drew game? Many programs are designed to run on a specific version of Windows. Reply Hayden says: March 19, 2016 at 4:10 pm So I do have a Windows computer thank you Reply faith says: May 27, 2016 at 1:06 pm If I uninstall a Check This Out

GCDotNet 1,422 views 9:10 How to Install Older Nancy Drew Games on Windows Vista - Duration: 1:06. What do i do? Reply Little Jackalope says: May 16, 2014 at 11:26 am Hey Catherine, would you please email this question to [email protected]? Reply Gwen says: March 6, 2017 at 7:58 pm Hi i have a windows 98 pc, and it has a microphone plugged in.

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Some apps put 100s of entries in the registry and working on them can be a long term experience that requires extreme vigilance. Each time I try to start a new installation I do get a message that the installation of dxwebsetp is Pending which I understand is DirectX. Got your email response! Reply Sarah says: March 21, 2015 at 6:08 pm I have followed the steps before the ones you might have to do for game #1-5.

  • Reply Christina says: July 28, 2014 at 1:40 pm I followed these steps to install Stay Tuned for Danger, but it said that it is unable to play sound , and
  • Reply Little Jackalope says: December 28, 2016 at 9:53 am Hi Williy!
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  • Every time I try to open Stay tuned for Danger it says, "Nancy Drew cannot play sound for you at this time!
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  • Reply Gordon Robertson says: November 10, 2015 at 2:51 am I don't think this is a problem with directx since win7 uses directx 11 which can play any directx game.
  • Reply Heather says: June 9, 2014 at 2:11 pm Yes, after trying to install Message in a Haunted Mansion once, these instructions fixed the installation issues.
  • Uploaded on Jun 27, 2009A brief tutorial on how to install older games on Vista.

Loading... Contacted Support about a week ago and still no reply. You may be able to uninstall it with programs dedicated to that, like CCleaner. Steam Tony Stokman 527 views 2:43 Upgrading A Vista Machine To Windows 10 Episode 261 - Duration: 10:03.

i cant remember if its free or if you have to buy it. So now I had the new game folder and files in the root directory sitting in the old folder directory. No games working!Somethings wrong, I don't know if it's with my installation of Windows Vista or what. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-play-older-video-games-on-Windows-Vista-Si/ Idk what I need to do to get this game to work.

To configure the compatibility mode for an application, just locate the installation directory and right click on the .exe, selecting Properties from the menu. This worked for me only because I was working on two Nancy Drew games for a lady friend, with identical directory structures and a very simply registry presence. Star Wars Empire at War, Alien Vs. Then I moved everything from the OLD game folder to a temporary folder, EXCEPT a dotnetfx folder that I thought might be required.

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expertvillage 15,269 views 2:09 How to run old MSDOS or Win 95/98 games on Vista or 7 - Duration: 7:39. The hardware is made by Acer, the operating system (OS) is Windows. Windows Vista Compatible Games Please contact us at [email protected] and we can help figure this out with you. Windows Vista Games List Thanks!

Reply Jessica says: March 15, 2017 at 12:30 pm Hello. http://alterbox.net/windows-vista/how-to-re-install-vista-with-no-oem-dvd.php Reply Little Jackalope says: June 27, 2016 at 2:22 pm Hi Jannette! Good thing - the fix worked for #3 Message!! I've been reinstalling my older games (Anything before #20.) and installing them this way really helped ~ Reply Sina says: February 26, 2015 at 7:40 pm This has helped a great Dosbox

If you mess up an entry in the registry while doing this, you could mess up your entire registry. Thanks! -Tess Reply Eva says: November 28, 2016 at 7:46 pm This worked great for Treasure in the Royal Tower! I have the same problem with Danger By Design and it's driving me nuts! this contact form Doing so will most likely corrupt the registry.

Arglefumph: The Nancy Drew Dude 15,121 views 1:06 DosBox Tutorial - Running DOS Programs On Windows 10, Vista, 7, 8 (W8), XP - Free Download Link - Duration: 8:36. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. Thanks!

Running it in compatibility mode worked!

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I plan to install two Nancy drew games. Reply KaylaaaBabeeee says: April 16, 2015 at 3:18 pm Thank you so much! You'll have to play around with it, but most likelyyou can get your application working this way. navigate here Every time I try to install the second disk for Last Train to Blue Moon Canyon and type in/select the path, a message pops up saying "Setup could not find a

Next I tried it on 98 but it said the directx is wrong. Click the Browse button or Change button. 6. Get geeky trivia, fun facts, and much more. Currently I have 10.

Reply Gwen says: March 7, 2017 at 5:00 pm Hi! Posted in: #01 - Secrets Can Kill, #03 - Message in a Haunted Mansion, #04 - Treasure in the Royal Tower, #05 - The Final Scene, #06 - Secret of the One typo can mess up the works. Sign in 17 1 Don't like this video?

I'd be careful with that one without further research. can someone pleeeaaassseee helppppppp!!!!!!!!!! Step 1: Install the GameShow All Items If you cannot install the game.....you are out of luck. by spartan 2209 in microsoft Download 3 Steps Share Favorite I Made it!

If that's the case, you'll just have to upgrade. Licensed by permission of Simon & Schuster, Inc. Sign in to report inappropriate content. I plan to install 2 Nancy Drew games, will i have problems if i don't unplug it?

Star Wars Empire at War, Alien Vs. OS Vista Home Premium 32bit New 13 Mar 2010 #8 Jasper Guest Re: Old Games on Vista Hi roodkapje :'] if your games works with MSDOS, you might can install I guess now it will have arcade games, n64 games, and mechwarrior 4 lolI meant xp not so in the beginning. Reply jannette says: June 25, 2016 at 7:15 am what do you do if you get a digital download?

All Windows 95, 98 and ME operating systems are based on the DOS file system. Next step, edited the "riven.cfg" file in C:\Program Files\Riven so that in each section it reads like: [ospit] Disc = 5 File_0 = "data/o_data.mhk" File_1 = "data/o_sounds.mhk" the "Disc" line reads Wowsers is this an older game. Reply Little Jackalope says: June 22, 2015 at 4:23 pm Hi Sarai!