Solved

ems driver

Posted on 1998-10-24
10
1,204 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-26
I am trying to install a children's game called: Once Upon A Forest
I have received the following message "your system does not have an EMS driver installed. Once Upon A Forest requries EMS driver to run properly. These drivers could be int the form of QEMM 386, 386MAX, or
HIMEM.SYS  & EMM386.SYS."
I have a pentium 1, with windows 95 (that's all i know). Is there something I can do to plays the game?
0
Comment
Question by:irit
  • 3
  • 3
  • 2
  • +2
10 Comments
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:gward28
ID: 1108474
this is a memory type EMS (Expanded memory)your computer is probably setup as XMS memory (Extended memory).
what is this system(cpu ,ram,O/S)?
and what game are you trying to play?
it might help if you list you autoexec.bat and config.sys.:~)
0
 

Author Comment

by:irit
ID: 1108475
Edited text of question
0
 

Expert Comment

by:atomic212
ID: 1108476
You may need the file "dos4gw.exe" it is a dos extension that some games require to run. Try searching for it on your hard drive, and if you find it copy it to the directory of the game you are trying to run. If you don't have the file on your comp., try searching for it on the net. and follow the same procedure.
@tomic212
http://www.sju.edu/~rk089883/
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:tylox
ID: 1108477
Look in your config.sys file and see if you have the following
three lines(they should be in this order, too):

DEVICE=C:\WINDOWS\HIMEM.SYS
DEVICE=C:\WINDOWS\EMM386.EXE
DOS=HIGH,UMB

To view/edit your config.sys file in windows, press "start",
"run", type-in "sysedit"(without the quotes)and press OK.
The second file you see should be your config.sys file(right
after/below your autoexec.bat file)If you don`t have these 3
lines(as stated above), add them, "SAVE" this file, EXIT, and
then REBOOT(for the changes to take effect) And then see if you
can run the game. BTW, the emm386.exe and himemm.sys should
ALREADY exist on your harddrive, though if they aren`t "called"
by your config.sys file, they won`t load. (If by some chance you
are missing these files, they should be on your windows CD)


0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:tylox
ID: 1108478
Note:(I almost forgot;)if you already HAVE those 3 lines in
your config.sys files, make sure you don`t see "NOEMS" in the
emm386.exe line. If you DO, you can simply delete the "NOEMS"
parameter, SAVE, EXIT, and REBOOT, and see if that solves your
problem.
0
Better Security Awareness With Threat Intelligence

See how one of the leading financial services organizations uses Recorded Future as part of a holistic threat intelligence program to promote security awareness and proactively and efficiently identify threats.

 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:X_Kalibur
ID: 1108479
Yep...What tylox says will do the trick!
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:gward28
ID: 1108480
tylox is on the money !  :~)
0
 

Author Comment

by:irit
ID: 1108481
It did not solve the problem.  The solution offered by tylox solved the problem.
thank you anyway.
0
 

Author Comment

by:irit
ID: 1108482
the question was answered by tylox and he/she should get the points.
Thank You,

irit
0
 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
tylox earned 90 total points
ID: 1108483
I`m glad I could help:-)
0

Featured Post

How to run any project with ease

Manage projects of all sizes how you want. Great for personal to-do lists, project milestones, team priorities and launch plans.
- Combine task lists, docs, spreadsheets, and chat in one
- View and edit from mobile/offline
- Cut down on emails

Join & Write a Comment

Suggested Solutions

Article by: Joseph
CONTENTS I.      What is a MOBA?   a. Definition   b. Origin   c. Current Generation II. The New Games   a. League of Legends   b. Heroes of Newerth   c. Dota 2   d. Smite III. Comparison IV. Conclusion ------------------------…
See the related links at the bottom of the tutorial for downloads and supplemental information. Introduction The Nvidia 3D Vision Kit is a [not so] new gaming technology which allows you to play the newest computer games in "Stereo 3D" (like …
In this tutorial you'll learn about bandwidth monitoring with flows and packet sniffing with our network monitoring solution PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg). If you're interested in additional methods for monitoring bandwidt…
This tutorial demonstrates a quick way of adding group price to multiple Magento products.

708 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

15 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now