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Koniev -> Windows 7 (11/30/2011 11:55:31 PM)

Hi guys -

Just bought a new computer with Windows 7. PacWar will not play on Windows 7. Any suggestions?


Capt. Harlock -> RE: Windows 7 (12/1/2011 8:21:17 PM)

Unfortunately, Vista and Windows 7 have abandoned support for DOS, and Pacific War is a DOS-based game. You'll have to install a DOS emulator on your computer. The most popular one, largely because it's free, is DOSBox, available at:

Koniev -> RE: Windows 7 (12/18/2011 2:16:45 AM)

Thank you, Capt. I downloaded DosBox and have struggled with it. I guess I don't understand what I'm doing. I have PacWar in it's own folder c:\PacWar but I can't seem to make DosBox find it. Any (very simple) suggestions?


bradk -> RE: Windows 7 (12/18/2011 4:13:45 AM)

From memory. With DOSBox running

mount c c:\pacwar



DOSBox runs from what it calls the Z drive.  You mount your directory to its c drive and then change DOSBox to its C drive to run the game.

Everything is bogus drives, of course. <G>

Koniev -> RE: Windows 7 (12/19/2011 10:06:07 AM)

I got it going, Thanks bradk!

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