Author Topic: windows 10 help please  (Read 764 times)

Offline Sebtoombs

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windows 10 help please
« on: May 19, 2016, 11:09:51 AM »
I'm so sorry if this is an annoying question.... but would love some help please ...

I am trying to install the UASHELL into my FRUA folder and get this error,  is there anybody who could help me..?

Thank You

Offline DrkStarr

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Re: windows 10 help please
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2016, 02:47:37 PM »
It looks like you're getting the error by double clicking the icon in Windows 10.  You can't do that.  These are old, DOS based programs.

You have to download DOSBox:
The 32 bit installer should work fine on Windows 10.
Install it, and then run it.  You'll start on the command line, Z: Drive.

You'll need to mount your Folder in DOSBox, so that the program will see it as a drive.
Something like:  mount C C:\realms\unlimi~1\
If you have UAShell installed in C:\realms\Unlimited Adventures\

Once you have it mounted, and that can be the tricky part, switch over to your mounted C drive.
Just type: C:
The drive will change from Z: to C: now.

When that happens, type: uashell
You'll be able to apply a design now.

Keep in mind that at this point you're in DOS.  You can type DIR to see what's in the directory, and CD for change directory.  Maybe CD Temp, if you had to go deeper.

Hope this helps.

Mounting is probably the hardest part, so if you have any more questions just ask.

- D

Offline Sebtoombs

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Re: windows 10 help please
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2016, 04:45:39 PM »
Thank you DrkStarr  so much it worked. I'm really grateful you spelt it out for me ... i needed that!


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