Hover game from windows 95

  Madrat 00:18 20 Jan 2004
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Can anyone tell me how I can get the hover game from the windows 95 CD to run on XP.

Ive tryed telling it to run as win 95 in the compatability file but the game just frezzes on start up. My kids loved this game and so did I and would love to be able to use it again.

Ian

  hugh-265156 00:58 20 Jan 2004

not sure if compatabillity mode doesnt work sorry.cant much info.


try highway pursuit click here and quite fun :-)

  tafoody 02:09 20 Jan 2004

i downloaded 'Hover!' from a link at the bottom of this page click here

it installed and runs in XP for me, with and without choosing compatabilty mode, but was warned about not having a 256 color video driver.

sorry if that doesn't help you, but at least you know it can run on XP.

im using the earlier version of directX9, and not 9.0b?

  Madrat 15:42 20 Jan 2004

Thanks but I tried it and the same thing haped game frozze and stopped responding on start up
anyone any ideas please

  tafoody 15:59 20 Jan 2004

fiatman, the zip file is straight off the win95 CD, so i wouldn't expect any different result for you.

just thought id post the link in case anyone else wanted a go.

i installed DX9.0b and the game still runs, so it can't be that.

from Hover help file;

HOVER! STOPS RESPONDING

Your computer may not respond if:
- You have reserved a large amount of RAM for a RAM disk or SmartDrive.
- You are low on disk space (for the page file).
- You have disabled Virtual Memory.

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