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=== Does it work ? ===
 
=== Does it work ? ===
Yes, DOSBox works in both Vista 32 bit and Vista 64 bit, but depending on your local setup you might need to pay attention to certain things
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Yes, DOSBox works in both Vista 32 bit and Vista 64 bit. DOSBox also works on Windows 7 32bit and 64bit.
 
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=== Configuration file ===
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If you are running in Vista as non-administrator you must take care with editing the configuration file.
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For now you can right-click on the shortcut used to edit the configuration file,
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and select to run as an Administrator.
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Otherwise, you might not be able to save the file, or a copy of it might be saved
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into a different location without your knowledge.
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=== Capture dir and 'config' command ===
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* A few paths are provided here with the assumption that DOSBox is installed in the following path:
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C:\Program Files\DOSBox-0.72
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As in the case of the configuration file, extra care should be taken regarding captured video and audio.
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The actual directory you should check for captured data is in a location like the following:
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C:\Users\ny00123\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files\DOSBox-0.72\capture
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For DOSBox v0.72, the file manager should take you to the relevant location
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if you type the following path:
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%LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\Program Files\DOSBox-0.72\capture
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If you're using the internal 'config' command in DOSBox, e.g. "config -writeconf myconf.conf",
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it may be found in a similar path as well - just without the "capture" portion.
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You might find the new file if you type the following path in the file manager:
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%LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\Program Files\DOSBox-0.72
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Although not fully tested, these files may POTENTIALLY be removed at some point!
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You should probably move the captured data to another location if you want to keep it.
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In order to keep files written by the 'config' command so they keep working in DOSBox,
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for now you should copy the written files to the actual
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installation path using an Administrator account:
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C:\Program Files\DOSBox-0.72
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=== CD-ROM support ===
 
=== CD-ROM support ===
  
This is currently still in development. 90% of the functions work in 0.72, but if it doesn't work then the best thing you can do is to make an image of your CD-ROM and [[IMGMOUNT]] that.
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This is currently still in development. 95% of the functions work in 0.74, but if it doesn't work then the best thing you can do is to make an image of your CD-ROM and [[IMGMOUNT]] that.

Latest revision as of 17:37, 26 October 2010

Does it work ?

Yes, DOSBox works in both Vista 32 bit and Vista 64 bit. DOSBox also works on Windows 7 32bit and 64bit.

CD-ROM support

This is currently still in development. 95% of the functions work in 0.74, but if it doesn't work then the best thing you can do is to make an image of your CD-ROM and IMGMOUNT that.