[Audyssey] Eamon Deluxe, Successful On Windows Vista!
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Sun Nov 16 13:05:08 EST 2008
All it does, is it will reset your display settings back to 800 by 600,
however you can jump back to the settings you wish by visiting the "control
And sadly, this has to be done for any older DOS program that uses the
The only other option besides that one, is using "DosBox"
which by the way, I have "never" used.
Hope this clears up everything.
From: "shaun everiss" <shaun.e at xtra.co.nz>
Sent: Sunday, November 16, 2008 10:56 AM
To: "Gamers Discussion list" <gamers at audyssey.org>
Subject: Re: [Audyssey] Eamon Deluxe, Successful On Windows Vista!
> hmmm I wouldn't change drivers, what does it do to screenreaders, at any
> rate I wouldn't go mangling your systtem just for one game.
> It does make sence though old dos qbasic only supported standard ega, vga,
> mono and cga screens.
> It makes me wander why they still used dos for this game, really they
> should use windows console at least.
> At 06:51 a.m. 17/11/2008, you wrote:
>>Here's the steps on how I got Eamon Deluxe to work oon Windows Vista. This
>>is "method 2" of 3 from the article:
>>"Workaround to This System Does Not Support Full Screen Mode in Windows
>>Find the full article at:
>>My own findings will follow:
>>*Text from article starts here*
>>"The following steps guide you on how to install the Standard VGA Graphics
>>Adapter in Vista.
>>1. Right-click on the Windows desktop and then choose Personalize from the
>>pop up contextual menu.
>>2. Click on Display Settings link from the Personalization dialog window.
>>3. On the Monitor tab of Display Settings window, click on Advanced
>>4. If you're not already on the Adapter tab, click on Adapter tab to
>>activate it. Then click on the
>>Properties button under the Adapter Type section. Allow UAC permission
>>Properties of Video Adapter
>>5. On the Display Adapter Properties window, click on Driver tab.
>>6. Click on Update Driver. button. Then select "Browse My Computer for
>>Driver Software" option.
>>Browse for Vista driver
>>7. Click on "Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer"
>>Pick from a list of device drivers
>>8. Select and highlight Standard VGA Graphics Adapter from the list when
>>prompted to select a
>>device driver you want to install for this hardware, then click on Next.
>>Standard VGA Graphics Adapter
>>9. Windows Vista will install the new standard VGA video driver to replace
>>the original driver for
>>your graphics accelerator. If your monitor goes blank (no signal), wait
>>five minutes, then power
>>down your computer and restart it normally. If your monitor does not go
>>blank, wait while the
>>driver is installed.
>>10. Click on Close or OK button on all dialog boxes repetitively until
>>you're back to the desktop
>>or your computer restarted.
>>11. Restart your computer if you're not prompted and have not already done
>>Once computer rebooted, you should be able to open programs or command
>>prompt shell in full screen
>>window. You may need to set the resolution again, as everything related to
>>display settings is
>>likely to be reset.
>>If you want to reverse this procedure and install back the video display
>>driver, follow the same instructions again, but choose the option to let
>>install the appropriate software for your system instead of browsing your
>>computer for driver
>>software. If you unable to do so by clicking on Properties button on
>>Adapter tab, go to Device
>>Manager and directly select Update Driver Software on right click context
>>*text from article ends here*
>>Once I started my vista machine, It "beeped" at me! No worries however...
>>Just power off your machine, then press enter "twice," and you'll get back
>>to your Windows Environment.
>>I'll be sending this info off to the developer of Eamon Deluxe, and will
>>also be adding this info to the "Eamon V I P" web site (still in beta,)
>>and will be working on that for most of the day.
>>Take care all!
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