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Old 09-25-2009, 10:44 PM   #1
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problem using sw with dosbox
after iv mounted the cd and the main sw.exe it goes into saying loading sound and graphics once its loaded all i can just see is a black screen. it doesnt do this when i play the game without the cd and its in perfect condition

any help into fixing this problem would be great
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Old 09-26-2009, 04:25 PM   #2
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Re: problem using sw with dosbox
Is there any reason you cant use the SWP port? (proasm.com)
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Old 09-26-2009, 08:39 PM   #3
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Re: problem using sw with dosbox
with dosbox you need a lot of free processing power to run build games. it is best to just use a source port
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Old 09-26-2009, 08:44 PM   #4
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Re: problem using sw with dosbox
As said before, best off using a port, like SWP.

That problem usually occurs if the game files were copied to another computer, I don't know why or how, it might be a primitive form of copy protection.

If you must run it under DosBox, try re-installing it whilst you are in DosBox, as the program might be thinking that DosBox is another machine, and that you are trying to run it illegally.
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