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Run a .exe in dosbox

 
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manstie
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 08, 2010 7:29 am     Post subject: Run a .exe in dosbox Reply with quote

Whats the command to run a .exe in dosbox?

I've edited your topic title, Mental blank isn't very useful for the forum search function. ~dosraider
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 08, 2010 8:07 am     Post subject: Reply with quote

name_file

To find what you must run to get a game running:
dir *.bat
or
dir *.exe
or
dir
or
dir /w/p
whilst you're in the game's folder.

Example: to run Bubble Boblle input
bubble
on the prompt whilst you're in the bubble folder.
For Bubble Bobble the default game folder structure is:
c:\acclaim\bubble
So on the c:\ prompt you must input:
cd acclaim
cd bubble
bubble
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 09, 2010 11:08 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

Example:
http://img243.imageshack.us/img243/7048/dosbox.png
It worked a few days ago so why wont it work now.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 09, 2010 11:39 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

you have to type
CD TRON
then tron.exe
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 10, 2010 2:13 am     Post subject: Reply with quote

Why do you do a b mount ?
Why not c ?
Sooner ore later you gone have troubles with this, some dosgames expect to run from C:

FYI: the attribued drive letters in dosbox have nothing to see with your real drive letters under win.
And your folder naming sucks, keep them to 8 chars max, so you don't have those ugly "comman~1"


Ahwell, whatever.
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