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Comanche 3 installation problem

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Hi,

this message is a copy from a letter a sent twice to Novalogic but on which i've had no reply.


I recently purchased a copy of Comanche 3. The problem is, I cant install it properly.

When asked to type a location for the program to install its files, i have to change drive since my drive C is just a boot drive and is no larger than 10 MB so I have to install on D.

The problem lies in the fact that the keyboard settings are incorrect in the install program. I cant type a backslash. When pressing the \-key it gives a # and when pressing # it give a pound sign. I tried all other keys and key-combinations, so there is no way for me to install the game.

My keyboard settings work fine in Windows 95 and in Dos, but are different in the install program. How do I correct this problem?

Thanks in advance,

Michiel Koorn

PS. My system specs, autoexec and config.sys are listed below.


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System : P166, Gateway 2000
Microsoft Natural keyboard
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autoexec.bat

SET BLASTER=A220 I5 D1 H5 P330 E620 T6
D:\SYSTEM\WINDOWS\COMMAND\MSCDEX.EXE /D:CD1 /L:H
D:\SYSTEM\WINDOWS\COMMAND\DOSKEY
mode con codepage prepare=((850) D:\SYSTEM\WINDOWS\COMMAND\ega.cpi)
mode con codepage select=850
SET MSINPUT=D:\SYSTEM\MSINPUT
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Config.sys

device=D:\SYSTEM\WINDOWS\COMMAND\display.sys con=(ega,,1)
Country=031,850,D:\SYSTEM\WINDOWS\COMMAND\country.sys
DEVICEHIGH=D:\SYSTEM\CDROM\TAISATAP.SYS /D:CD1
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You could try to use the combination of holding down the <ALT> key and typing the ASCII-code of \ (92) on the numerical keypad.

Another rather unusual way would be to rename the drives (should be possible by using 'subst' or 'assign' (assign is an old dos- command included in Caldera-OpenDos (www.caldera.com)).
 
I hope this can be of assistence.
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