How do INSTALL through DOSBOX?

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How do INSTALL through DOSBOX?

Post by Dan Pyre » Sat Oct 11, 2008 8:07 am

Hello everyone.

I have my Mercs .cue File being read by DOSBox, but I have no idea on how to make DOSBox install it. And yes, it is a combo DOS/Win 95 Mercs disk as I have run it through DOS on my XP. How do I make the install run?
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Re: How do INSTALL through DOSBOX?

Post by npsbre » Sat Oct 11, 2008 8:53 am

Assuming the disk is mounted as drive D,

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D:
cd dos
install

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Re: How do INSTALL through DOSBOX?

Post by Dan Pyre » Sat Oct 11, 2008 9:39 am

Okay, thanks. It installed. I played it for a bit, logged out. Now how do I make it RUN again through DOSBox? (Command lines please?) It's already installed, no?
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Re: How do INSTALL through DOSBOX?

Post by npsbre » Sat Oct 11, 2008 10:11 am

Probably something like:

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cd mercs
mercs
I think the default install directory is called "MERCS" but if it isn't, just cd to whatever it's called.

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Re: How do INSTALL through DOSBOX?

Post by Col.Kell » Mon Nov 10, 2008 10:38 am

Okay, I am in need of help.

I am mounting my local directory in dosbox as "mount d D:\DOS\". When D: drive is active, I type "INSTALL". it looks like at this point the game is trying to install under dosbox, but all the sudden the mercs dos installation window said "The CD must be inserted to install.". Why does the installation program in dosbox not recognise my CD?

This does the same thing when I try to play under dosbox; it can't "find" the CD.

PLEASE HELP ME SOMEONE!

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Re: How do INSTALL through DOSBOX?

Post by npsbre » Mon Nov 10, 2008 10:53 am

isomount the cue file of your Mercs disk image. To make a cue file from your Mercs CD, CloneCD is one such tool to do this.

Edit 12/06/08 -- imgmount (not isomount) in DOSBox.
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Re: How do INSTALL through DOSBOX?

Post by Col.Kell » Mon Nov 10, 2008 10:58 am

Big favor, but, can I get a link for the smallest sized CloneCD program option? Or a link to their website?

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Re: How do INSTALL through DOSBOX?

Post by Col.Kell » Thu Nov 13, 2008 7:59 am

OK, np, I have somehow installed Mercs through dosbox. But by accident. :roll:

I am wondering how I play Mercs through dosbox now. Assuming I have mounted nothing, my cd-drive is D:\, my IMAGE.CUE file is at C:\, what are the step-by-step prompts to get this working?

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Re: How do INSTALL through DOSBOX?

Post by Sir MMPD Radick » Thu Nov 13, 2008 8:50 am

follow the steps in the FAQ for mech it is identical.
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Re: How do INSTALL through DOSBOX?

Post by Col.Kell » Thu Nov 13, 2008 12:26 pm

Thank you Radick, this will help me out.

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