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Direct X 6 may update the audio drivers to v4. which is incompatible with DOSBox. These are the old BIOS limits DOSBox also implements. Windows ME reporting as working in yhkwong DOSBox build as of 8-25-2011 by Robertmo1. Create a Hard Drive image by typing "Imgmake -t hd_2gig -nofs -bat" inside of DOSBox. Execute Dos Box and type in "Boot -l c" to boot your HD image. Go to the directory on the image where you copied Windows and type in "setup /is" to install Windows. When setup is done copying Windows files it will close DOSBox. Start DOSBox and run the command "boot -l c" again to resume setup. When setup is done it will go straight to the Windows desktop and you are done installing! INSTALLATION ERRORS DOSBox 0.74 and 7-23-2011 SVN Windows 98SE Will throw up error during "Updating System Settings". (or you could mount the image with DOSBox and copy the files over but DOSBox may become unresponsive so you may think it froze...using a program like Winimage you will see a progress bar or similar so you know that it's actually working) 18. Shut down DOSBox and make a backup of the image so you don't have to reinstall again. USE NO OTHER PARAMETERS WINDOWS ME DOES NOT WORK IN DOSBOX. Downloads Needed: Latest DOSBox version (DOSBox 0.74 as of this guide) or DOSBox SVN (7-23-2011 as of this guide) HAL9000 Megabuild v6 Gulikoza or Yhkwong DOSBox build (for Glide support) Winimage\Im Disk or equivalent Win Pcap (for builds of DOSBox with NE2000 support) GENERIC WINDOWS 9x INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS *WITH WINDOWS 95B YOU WILL EXPERIENCE DIALOG ERRORS DURING INSTALL. This is due to the video driver that Windows 9x is trying to use (it's not compatible with the video card that DOSBox emulates) Change the color depth to 16 colors until you can install a better graphics driver. Go into Device Manager and install the Voodoo driver. Do a "Copy *.* D:\9xinst" to copy your Windows files to the HD image.
For some Windows versions you may have video corruption when you boot to the desktop. (It should install "PCI bus" which is needed for the Voodoo card) 10. IMG USING DOSBOX (Not recommended due to DOSBox appearing to hang and being very slow at copying the files) Close DOSBox Edit imgmount like in to look like this: imgmount d -t hdd -size 512,63,x,x Open DOSBox Type in "Mount c ." to mount your host DOSBox directory. Switch to "C:" and go to where you copied your Windows files.
Shut down DOSBox and make a backup of the image so you don't have to reinstall again. Download and install DOSBox 0.74 (Overwrite DOSBox 0.74 files with SVN if you want to use the SVN) 2. (Use NTFS compression on it or compress it with a compression program to save space if needed). Move "test.img" and "test.bat" to the DOSBox 0.74 directory (if you are not going to use HAL9000's DOSBox Build to run the OS) 6. I'm not sure that it matters which version, as long as it's MSDOS 5.00 then you should be good to go. Put it in a directory with a short name like "9xinst". Open Dos and make sure that the [Autoexec] section looks like this: (use the values from "test.bat" for -size) imgmount 0 dos622-t floppy -fs none imgmount 2 -t hdd -fs none -size 512,63,xx,xxxx (This will automatically mount the image whenever you launch Dos Box) 10. After that you will receive a ton of error dialogs. Using core=Pentium_slow will reduce most of these errors but not all. (No voodoo drivers required) *Only some glide and Mini GL games supported.
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