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font index erro

Posted on 2002-07-13
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I have downloaded games called "elf bowling" and "frog pult".  They have worked before on my old computer but now when I click on the shortcut I get an error message...
""Official appication error, Font index out of range"
How do I fix this???
Thank You,

Rocco44

I guess what I really want to know is the meaning of the error message and how to fix it.  I have tried the windows compatibility things and no luck.  I a couple other games from Nstorm that do work fine.
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>>>They have worked before on my old computer

What OS was this comuter using. I supsect it wasn't XP. One thing to keep in mind XP is a much different type of OS then Win9x/ME and there some programs that just wont work on XP. However XP has something called Compatiblity Mode and this might help with your problem.


HOW TO: Use Windows Program Compatibility Mode in Windows XP (Q292533)
http://support.microsoft.com/search/preview.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q292533

HOW TO: Use the Program Compatibility Wizard in Windows XP (Q301911)
http://support.microsoft.com/search/preview.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q301911


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Also the error looks like it is coming from the application level and not being generated by the OS. In other words the applications code was written with a certain set of circumstances in mind. Those circumstances may not exist in XP hence the reason for the error.
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What browser are you using? I got it to work in IE 6.0 on a Win2000 machine.
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