Does anyone know how to get "DOS" games to run in full screen mode in Windows XP? All of my old Sierra games run in a tiny window... even though I've checked the "full screen" and "640x480" options...|
The Windows versions of the Sierra games have a menu in the normal system menu (the top left corner) which allow you to select which screen size you want (LSL6, Freddy Pharkas, etc.).|
As for DOS games, they always run in full screen and I've never been able to get them to run in a window under XP.
|Steven Melenchuk||...unless you're using FreeSCI, of course...|
I've not been using FreeSCI... would that allow the games to run in full screen under XP?|
I've heard that a lot of people have trouble getting the games to run period... for me, they all run perfectly, just in the small window.
I also have a machine running Windows ME... the games run in either full screen, or not at all ( the VGA games all want more memory... even though PCs in that day didn't have near the amount of RAM that newer ones have.
Well, I've never heard of SCI games running in little windows with the standard interpreter before. I suppose you could try pressing Alt-Enter to tell Windows you want to run it full-screen...|
As for the VGA games not running at all, try killing a few TSRs and see if that helps. Most of the Windows systems I've seen are notorious for having loads of TSRs lurking about :)
Steven Melenchuk wrote:
I don't think the interpreter is the problem, since all DOS programs run in this tiny window under XP... can't get anything to be full screen...