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How do I get to the DOS prompt?????

 
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 12, 2003 5:19 pm     Post subject: How do I get to the DOS prompt????? Reply with quote

I am trying to download Keen Dreams and it tells me I need to type "START" in the DOS propmt. How do I get to the DOS prompt?
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 12, 2003 5:37 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

Just run Start.exe.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 12, 2003 9:20 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

oh man, we gots us a dos n00b...

naw, its all cool man.... there are two ways to get to the prompt. One is like a "windows dos" and the other is actually dos.

First try to see if they will work in 'windos'

(assuming you are using 95, or 98)

START

PROGRAMS

DOS

then go type CD\<directory>

ie, if the 'start' file was on the C drive under the KEEN folder, you would type CD\KEEN then hit enter.

Once you are in the directory, type START and hit enter.

Lemme know if that works. If it doesnt, then i shall give a better explainition. It will either be because

a) you are using a diferent version of windows

or

b) you have to shutdown adn restart in DOS.



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PostPosted: Fri Jun 13, 2003 4:38 am     Post subject: Reply with quote

Try 'go'.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 13, 2003 7:00 am     Post subject: Reply with quote

In Windows just browse to where you've installed the game and try double-clicking on Start, or Start.exe or Start.bat depending on what's there. It'll probably just work. Happy
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 13, 2003 7:45 am     Post subject: Reply with quote

lol... that'll work too. COME ON GUYS... I WAS TRYING TO SOUND SMART! lol. proc.. trying to make me look like a stoopidhead Meh im ashamed...


lol (jokes bud)

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