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 Post subject: Error when trying to run QFG Anthology cd...
PostPosted: Tue Aug 12, 2008 9:22 pm 
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So I just got out my old QFG Anthology cd to play through QFG1 in anticipation of the forthcoming release of the new game! Except it doesn't work.. I got this message: "C:\windows\system32\config.nt. The system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows applications. Choose Close to terminate the application."

Help? I have Windows XP.. if any of the other specs are relevant, let me know...

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 Post subject: Re: Error when trying to run QFG Anthology cd...
PostPosted: Tue Aug 12, 2008 9:35 pm 
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Are you trying to install stuff? You shouldn't...those installation batch files/installers aren't very reliable on today's machines. Just copy the files of the corresponding game to a folder on your hard drive.

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 Post subject: Re: Error when trying to run QFG Anthology cd...
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Oooh. Indeed I was trying to install. Thank you very much! :)


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 Post subject: Re: Error when trying to run QFG Anthology cd...
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Ok, well forgive me for being a moron... but it's still not working. Once I have all of the files copied into their own folder on the computer, how do I make it work now? I just get the same message when I try to run the program...


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 12, 2008 10:33 pm 
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Are you using DOSbox?

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 12, 2008 11:01 pm 
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The answer is "no"... mainly because I don't know what DOSbox is. So if I find/download DOSbox.. it'll work?

By the way, thanks again guys.. you're incredibly helpful!


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 Post subject: Re: Error when trying to run QFG Anthology cd...
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DOSbox.

Basically, it's a DOS emulator. Presuming you have sufficient experience with that old operating system, you can get the old QfG games running reasonably easy.

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 Post subject: Re: Error when trying to run QFG Anthology cd...
PostPosted: Wed Aug 13, 2008 12:13 am 
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Thanks a bunch. Running like a brand new Tandy 1080... or whatever that was I had when I was 8.. lol. :) Appreciate the help!


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