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Re: Win9x game compatibility.

Edit: The official DirectX Redist. for both Win9X/XP is from 2004. After this one is installed, you can upgrade up to version 2008 (on Win Me). So Windows ME can run a newer version of DirectX than 98SE? I didn't know that. That implies that there are games that run under ME that do not run under …

Re: Problematic Windows games list

in Windows
It hardly seems worth mentioning, but the original release of Final Fantasy VII had a rather infamous crash bug in XP and later releases – it would try to access a particular segment of RAM at a certain point in the game (probably to set a random number seed?) and Windows didn't like that at all. …

Re: Shapeshifter on Amiga?

And what classic Mac would it be emulating? I'm not sure how far work on Shapeshifter proceeded, or if it got the same amount of attention that Basilisk II received. But ultimately it would definitely be one of the 68k Macs – the high-end would be a Quadra running OS 8.1. Anything else would be PPC …

Re: Problematic Windows games list

in Windows
It hardly seems worth mentioning, but the original release of Final Fantasy VII had a rather infamous crash bug in XP and later releases – it would try to access a particular segment of RAM at a certain point in the game (probably to set a random number seed?) and Windows didn't like that at all. …

Re: Help installing AWE 32 drivers

When I press the Any key, the install will skip to the next step, continuing just fine, overwriting windows drivers... And buggering up my windows install so that it crashes upon boot into windows. I can't imagine what it might be overwriting in your Windows directory that would cause such a severe …

Re: How to install WDM driver on W98

in Windows
You install it with the installation program, just like any other driver. But WDM support was only introduced in Win98 SE, so if you are running Win98 first edition, that option will not be available.

Re: create cd images

When you say you get an image from the Internet that works, are you referring to the image for a game that you couldn't get working when you created the image yourself? Assuming your image has the same files in the same layout, then the only obvious parameter is the volume label.

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