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Old 02-19-2003, 01:29 PM   #1
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Floppy installer in XP
First off, sorry if (or that) this is the wrong forum, but it's the closest one I can find.

So with the release of the ROTT source I decided to dig up my old copy of the full game, to do some DC tinkereing. This involved digging up the CD-R I backed up my floppy's to many years ago. Had I been smart I would have backed up a directory with a fresh install but alas, it is not to be.

So I fire up INSTALL.EXE and I get:

</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">code:</font><hr /><pre style="font-size:x-small; font-family: monospace;">Runtime Error 200 at 06D1:0091.[/code]</blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Arial">A quick Google on this seems to think that it's related to "fast computers" but a fully thottled MoSlo doesn't do it either.

So is there any alternate way of installing the old DOS floppy version? Or am I screwed until the next run of CD's?
 
Old 02-19-2003, 03:26 PM   #2
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Re: Floppy installer in XP
Actually, the installer on the CD version doesn't work either. Your best bet is likely the manual install:

http://www.3drealms.com/tech/rott.html#manualinstall
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Old 02-19-2003, 03:34 PM   #3
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Re: Floppy installer in XP
Nope, that only works for the CD version, I've got the floppy. I guess I'd be fine if there were any way of extracting the files from the ROTT12R._* files. They're not individual ZIP files nor parts of one big ZIP file (one board suggested this and at least I can't get it to work).
 
Old 02-19-2003, 03:49 PM   #4
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Re: Floppy installer in XP
OK, checked some more threads, tried out CPUKiller and now I'm golden.
 
Old 02-21-2003, 12:38 AM   #5
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Re: Floppy installer in XP
Yeah, the only way around the floppy version is to use the slowdown program.

You could of course purchase the new CD when it's available in a few weeks - as it won't have any of those problems and will have a ton of extra goodness on it (check the ROTT for Dreamcast thread - that discussion is in there for some reason).
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