DOSBox is a GREAT program, it's basically an emulator that emulates an old
DOS system running with old ISA (dos friendly) sound cards like the SB16 and
If you have old DOS games, more than likely DOSBox can run them.
It is an emulator though, so you need a fairly robust system to get good
performance out of it, and setup is a little tricky, but once it's working
it should run DK. Best thing to do is Google something like "Dungeon Keeper
See what comes up. http://www.dosbox.com/comp_list.php?showID=758&letter=D
Been reading notes online since Dungeon Keeper used to be for Pentium it
requires a fairly high end system to run in DOSBox.
That DEP trick never works
Here's a link to the DOSBox tutorial... live it, love it. http://www.dosbox.com/wiki/Basic_Set...tion_of_DosBox
<ana.paklons@xxxxxx> wrote in message
I tried that windows DEP trick too, didn't work for me either. Now it
just does nothing at all.
Anyone has some different ideas? I've checked practically every forum
there is on this subject and noone seems to have a solution that works
for me! It's always 'just change your compatibillity settings', but
that also doesn't work.
How does DOSbox work? Maybe after all, I'll have to try that...
On 14 feb, 21:53, "Andy [YaYa]" <android8...@xxxxxx> wrote:
> "VRG Scotty" <vrg-sco...@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> > "VRG Scotty" <vrg-sco...@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> >> It has nothing to do with M$ it is upto the game makers to supply a
> >> patch.. But I have Gold running on my Vista machine. Installed as
> >> administrator, didn't have to do anything else.
> > Found this on VRG
> > Hi there. Believe it or not, I just finished the entire game again
> > (for the nth time), but this time on Vista! I was having the exact
> > same issues as you, crashing, freezing... then I went into the Windows
> > DEP (Window key+pause - Advanced System Settings - Performace tab,
> > Settings - Data Execution Prevention tab - Add) then add the
> > Keeper95.exe to the list. Then go into the program file Keeper95.exe,
> > right click it and choose compatibility - Windows XP SP2. Now after
> > all this, if I run the game from the shortcut it won't work! You have
> > to go into the program files\bullfrog\keeper\ and run the game by
> > directly clicking on keeper95.exe. Weird, but worked every time!
> I tried that, didn't help me, I did something else to get the game
> but won't know til I get home tonight. DOSBox is still my recommendation.
> The game in DOS lacks some things, but it's playable.
> DK2 runs better, but fans don't seem to like that version as much.
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