Universal Power DOS: x86 Emulator for iOS Devices

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  1. zergslayer69

    zergslayer69 Well-Known Member

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    I'm amazed there's an update. Even more amazed this app is still on the store!
     
  2. Gwarmaxx

    Gwarmaxx Well-Known Member

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    #82 Gwarmaxx, Jan 27, 2015
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    i can't install GEM inside PowerDOS, i've tried both install and autoexec commands in the main dir (both new after update), but the first one gave me a command error, and the second one a "set blaster=A220..."

    have you already installed it?
     
  3. psj3809

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    I haven't installed it. I've just ran it from that folder

    Just want something which auto runs so I don't have to try typing on that tiny keyboard on my phone. Love the games you can install. Just getting there to run them is the pain !!
     
  4. pka4916

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    Just run it from that GEM folder... there is no install needed.
    modify the autoexec.bat file to start GEM.. works perfect..
     
  5. Gwarmaxx

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    #85 Gwarmaxx, Jan 27, 2015
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    which folder pal? i don't have a GEM folder in the main DOS dir...
     
  6. psj3809

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    Can you list what you put? Presume it's just the path to it ?
     
  7. psj3809

    psj3809 Moderator

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    It's in the same folder as minesweeper
     
  8. lanBarry

    lanBarry New Member

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    I tried to play CGA Test Drive. It didn't work. Oh well. Still cool though!
     
  9. Baracus

    Baracus Well-Known Member

    Anyone know if it is possible to move a folder or transfer via USB to the internal D: or even Z: drive. I have a game that needs to be installed before it will run but it says the input and output drive cannot be the same when I go through the installer. I tried making a separate empty folder for it on C: but it won't have it.

    I'm amazed that after all thee years I can still remember some of the basic dos prompt commands :D

    I tinkered with GEM and its a bit glitchy but pretty cool, though it seems to take up memory so some games won't start up that do work when just going from the prompt (including the installer I mention above, which is AV8B Harrier Assault).

    Advice from the DOS pros here would be much appreciated! ;)
     
  10. pka4916

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    There is a folder called TOOLS
    in that folder is a GEM folder

    Modify the autoexec.bat
    Add

    c:\tool\gem\gemxx.exe (don't know from the top of my head)
    and next time it starts right in the program.

    You can either edit the autoexec.bat by copying it to the PC / modify and save it back on your device.

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    install an text editor in Dos and use that :)
     
  11. pka4916

    pka4916 Well-Known Member

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    not for me

    I Have a DOS / GAMES / TOOLS and Windows folder

    Windows gets created after you run the GEM program
     
  12. zdkazz

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    Ok is I downloaded the dos box , loaded it up and then dled the ifunbox uploaded daggerfall from my computer to Dropbox, downloaded it and put it in my phone, now when I go to run the odd box app and switch to the game It can't find it it says unable to change to dagger help pls
     
  13. drelbs

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    Use the Google! ;)

    http://www.gamesas.com/install-unable-change-dagger-t9703.html

    I don't have the game, so don't ask me. Looks like several of the past questions on here have to do with mounting directories correctly. Haven't played with DOSBox MOUNT on iOS at all, though you can get a basic idea by typing "mount" in DOSBox, then perhaps put your install files elsewhere under Documents and then "MOUNT {drive_letter} {directory_name}"
     
  14. Gwarmaxx

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    #94 Gwarmaxx, Jan 28, 2015
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    i've successfully put back the 1.0 ipa on iTunes (can see it in list) to reinstall it (the update has all this new useless stuff that takes 100+ mb), but then can't see it in the list of installable apps... any tip?
     
  15. Nekko

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    Did this get pulled? I don't see it in the App Store anymore. It's still in my purchased section though.
     
  16. Sciencematthew

    Sciencematthew Well-Known Member

    It is still in the store, verified as of january 31 2015. (USA/UK/Fr/ stores)
     
  17. forellentee

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    Does anyone know the password for the archive.zip in the root folder?
     
  18. pka4916

    pka4916 Well-Known Member

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    There is no password on it.

    just unzip it in dos :)
    works just fine..

    btw. it's just all the items that are unpacked are in that Archive..
    I didn't see a difference
     
  19. forellentee

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    There is if you copy it over to a PC.
     
  20. squareking

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    #100 squareking, Feb 10, 2015
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    Grabbed this on a whim. My experience with dos was plunking around on my neighbor's computer as a kid, but I learned the bare basics. If I can just get Wizardry 7 on my iPad, I'll be in heaven.

    e: holy crap.

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    I followed this to the letter but got "Daggerfall has detected the error 0." I'll try a reinstall, but any ideas as to what might be up? e2: Ahh, think I got the pathing wrong in z.cfg. Going to try this again.
     

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