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Red_Rain
02-10-04, 12:28
Hi can somebody help me here,
I can install TR2 on one of my pc's running XP, but the main pc also on XP keeps giving me this message http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v125/jules001/untitled.jpg

I am wondering if anybody else had this problem and could advise me please http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/bash.gif

Simulation
02-10-04, 13:05
Did the game install OK?

Do you get the error when the games is started?

Assuming the game installed, don't start the game from the menu that comes up when the CD in inserted. Quit that menu and use Start Menu > Program Files > Core Design > Tomb Raider2 > Tomb Raider2, but right mouse click and select properties. On the Compatibility Tab select Windows 98 Compatibility Layer. Press Ok and try and start the Game.

Joseph
02-10-04, 13:06
Red_Rain. Right-click on the tr2.exe that is in your Program Files/ Core Design/ Tombraider2 directory, choose "Properties", on the Compatibility tab choose "run in Win 98 / ME compatibility mode." Also create a shortcut to this tr2.exe on your desktop.

To play the game, insert the disc in the tray but close the autoplay. Then doubleclick on the shortcut to start the game.
(or: Start / All Programs / Core Design / Tombraider2 / Play. Via the same path you'll find the Setup)

Joseph
02-10-04, 13:07
Hi Sim. http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/wave.gif :D

Apofiss
02-10-04, 13:09
Well Sim is right. ...one more, TR2 will run even without compability modes with win98...thought it runs fine on my PC.

Hi joseph! http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/whistle.gif

[ 02. October 2004, 14:10: Message edited by: Apofiss ]

Simulation
02-10-04, 13:39
Hi Jo , Apofiss http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/tongue.gif

Apofiss
02-10-04, 13:42
Hello Simulation! :D http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/tongue.gif :D

Joseph
02-10-04, 13:57
Hello Apofiss too! http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/wave.gif

Red_Rain
09-10-04, 21:59
Oh sorry guys for taking so long to get back but, I sused it out.

No I did not get to install it before I got that popup.

I had to install new windows\system32\autoexec.

or something like that http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/clown.gif anway it was three files and after i did it, it was fine installed like a dream http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif

Foamsmith
08-12-04, 02:28
Sorry to dredge up an old topic, but I'm having the same problem. Could you tell me how you fixed it?
~Foamsmith

Joseph
08-12-04, 03:16
Hi Foamsmith.
Could this page (http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;324767) be a help?

Foamsmith
08-12-04, 14:13
Thank you very much, joseph. It turned out that I didn't have autoexec.nt in my system32 file, and just had to put that in. If you follow the Microsoft directions, they don't tell you everything they should. You have to save the document as an 'All Files' not just text document. Also, you have to try different coding(save as box, not the document itself). Hope this isn't too confusing for people with the same problem. This was a real lifesaver. http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/c-5.gif
~Foamsmith

Joseph
08-12-04, 17:02
Glad it worked, Foamsmith. http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif
But this: You have to save the document as an 'All Files' not just text document. Also, you have to try different coding(save as box, not the document itself). Hope this isn't too confusing for people with the same problem reads very confusing. :D

But you are completely right.

Where the Microsoft instruction says: 7. In Notepad, type the following entries: dos=high, umb
device=%SYSTEMROOT%\system32\himem.sys
files=40

8. On the File menu, click Save As.
9. In the File Name box, type Config.nt, and then click Save. Close the Config.nt file.
they should say: 7. In Notepad, type the following entries: dos=high, umb
device=%SYSTEMROOT%\system32\himem.sys
files=40

8. On the File menu, click Save As.

9. In the File type box, choose All Files. In the File Name box, type Config.nt, and then click Save. Close the Config.nt file.
Also step 13: 13. In the File type box, choose All Files. In the File Name box, type Autoexec.nt, and then click Save. Close the Autoexec.nt file. http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/wave.gif

Joseph
08-12-04, 17:55
http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/wave.gif Foamsmith.

In bold are my corrections to the quoted Microsoft instructions.
I don't have this problem myself, so never tested it out. So where you said: "Also, you have to try different coding(save as box, not the document itself). Hope this isn't too confusing for people with the same problem.", i don't know what you mean. Please explain?

[quote]
CAUSE
This issue may occur if one or more of the following files are missing or damaged:
Config.nt
Autoexec.nt
Command.com

RESOLUTION
To resolve this issue: 1. Insert the Windows XP CD into the CD drive or DVD drive.
2. Click Start, and then click Run.
3. In the Open box, type cmd, and then click OK.
4. At the command prompt, type the following commands, pressing ENTER after each command:

expand CD-ROM Drive Letter:\i386\config.nt_ c:\windows\system32\config.nt
expand CD-ROM Drive Letter:\i386\autoexec.nt_ c:\windows\system32\autoexec.nt
expand CD-ROM Drive Letter:\i386\command.co_ c:\windows\system32\command.com
exit
5. Start or install the program. If the issue is resolved, do not complete the remaining steps. If the issue is not resolved, go to the next step.
6. Note: The Command.com file is not edited or created in this in the following process. Because of this, you may have to expand it from your Windows XP CD-ROM.

Start Notepad.
7. In Notepad, type the following entries:
dos=high, umb
device=%SYSTEMROOT%\system32\himem.sys
files=40

8. On the File menu, click Save As.
9. In the File type box, choose All Files. In the File Name box, type Config.nt, and then click Save. Close the Config.nt file.
10. On the File menu, click New.
11. In the new blank document, type the following entries:
@echo off
lh %SYSTEMROOT%\system32\mscdexnt.exe
lh %SYSTEMROOT%\system32\redir
lh %SYSTEMROOT%\system32\dosx
SET BLASTER=A220 I5 D1 P330 T3

12. On the File menu, click Save As.
13. In the File type box, choose All Files. In the File Name box, type Autoexec.nt, and then click Save. Close the Autoexec.nt file.
14. Start Windows Explorer. Locate the Config.nt file, right-click the Config.nt file, and then click Copy.
15. Right-click the %SYSTEMROOT%\System32 folder, and then click Paste.
16. Locate the Autoexec.nt file, right-click the Autoexec.nt file, and then click Copy.
17. Right-click the %SYSTEMROOT%\System32 folder, and then click Paste.
18. Locate the Command.com file, right-click the expanded Command.com file, and then click Copy.
19. Right-click the %SYSTEMROOT%\System32 folder, and then click Paste. Restart your computer.