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Re: Sound blaster on dos

in DOS
Ah! the good ole' days. I remember fondly when I had one of those blessed cards. Let me see... + Make sure Plug & Play OS is set to disabled in bios, just because if it isn't, bios will assign rather weird IRQ and DMA values to your card or maybe it won't initialise it at all. After saving changing …

Tristan Solid State Pinball

in DOS
This is a very old Pinball game. I don't know if I should post this on VDMSound forum instead, but anyway, here it goes. I've been able to get Adlib sound but it seems it's impossible to get Soundblaster digitized samples.

Re: Lost files of sherlock holmes 2 - vesa

in DOS
I'm currently testing it. It runs fine but for some unknown reason it kicks me back to desktop when I access some inventory objects, like showing something to someone (in Mycroft's flat for instance, showing certain inventory items to the man at the door). I've tried looking for a patch on EA page …

Re: Discworld2 & XP

The only reason I am using this approach is that UVCONFIG no longer detects newer video cards and I got a 'Compatible VESA card not found' error message or something like that. Just because my GF4 has bios built-in VESA support, just ignoring UVCONFIG, will allow this game to work, because VESA is …

Re: installing trouble

On my machine, I got the infamous error message of "DOSdrv cannot be found" if I don't reboot right after install. Some people also got the error message "This PIF file is not suitable to run" or something like that. I've seen it on a friend's computer. All was cured after rebooting. Both systems …

Re: installing trouble

1.- Double-click on the .MSI installation file 2.- After finishing, reboot your machine 3.- Download and unzip latest update 2 to program folder 4.- Download and unzip Launchpad components (optional) 5.- Run INSTALL.BAT to register the Launchpad 6.- Reboot your machine

Re: Discworld2 & XP

Ooops! Forgot to mention ONE IMPORTANT THING: This game issues a call to UVCONFIG.EXE whether you like it or not and may be reporting bad VESA support. So I just created an exe file with Turbo Pascal that does just nothing. Renamed it to UVCONFIG.EXE and Vòila!. This is my "modified" UVCONFIG.EXE. …

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