Help! Can't make TTD(Win) work on XP

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Help! Can't make TTD(Win) work on XP

Post by Chris Hillcoat » 15 Oct 2002 15:52

Greetings knowledgable people!
I got hold of a RAR compressed TTD, unrarred it (is that the term? ;)) and can't get the game to work. When I try to run one of the game files (English.exe or whatever) it says that the game isn't installed properly. And when I run either setup executable I get an error saying that the file is in use (duh!) Any advice would be much appreciated...
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Post by spaceman-spiff » 15 Oct 2002 18:37

yes, it can be difficult at times

i think i had the same problem, a zip file with a rar file in it !!!
so , you un-rar-zip what is in it and then you get a directory with a setup.exe
you run this one next
he asks for the version: english-frech-american,...
this is all you have to do !

If you want another version, just mail me, then we can go over it step by step
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Post by orudge » 15 Oct 2002 18:37

How big is your SETUP.EXE file? The version I have is 42,496 bytes, and works fine.

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Post by orudge » 15 Oct 2002 18:38

Well look at that... we both posted a message in the same minute. ;)

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Post by spaceman-spiff » 15 Oct 2002 18:39

orudge wrote:How big is your SETUP.EXE file? The version I have is 42,496 bytes, and works fine.
hey Owen, mine was the same !
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Post by spaceman-spiff » 15 Oct 2002 18:40

orudge wrote:Well look at that... we both posted a message in the same minute. ;)
i know, and this one possibly too !
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Chris Hillcoat

Thanks! But...

Post by Chris Hillcoat » 16 Oct 2002 13:30

I get an error 'cannot read registry'. ???

Please help! I'm getting excited now...

Chris

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Post by Chris Hillcoat » 16 Oct 2002 13:33

Heh....
I opened regedit and double clicked on each item in TTDX area. Now I get a CD read error! D'oh!

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Post by spaceman-spiff » 16 Oct 2002 14:04

If you get a message saying "Unable to access Transport Tycoon Deluxe CD! $", you forgot to tell TTDPatch to apply the Windows 2000 patches (either run "ttdpatchw -2" or put "win2k on" in the configuration file
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Post by spaceman-spiff » 16 Oct 2002 14:05

Error Reading Registry
Go to Start, Run and Type regedt32 (Not regedit). Find
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\FISH Technology Group\Transport Tycoon Deluxe\HDPath and double click it. Then simply click OK. Don't make any changes. Try again
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Post by orudge » 16 Oct 2002 14:48

Yes, go and get TTDPatch 1.9 from http://www.ttdpatch.com/beta/ and run ttdpatchw -2 (or put win2k on in the ttdpatch.cfg file).

Chris Hillcoat

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Post by Chris Hillcoat » 16 Oct 2002 15:27

Thank you both. It works!!! Hooray!

Chris

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Post by spaceman-spiff » 16 Oct 2002 17:24

hip hip hooray, another pleased customer :D
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Post by orudge » 16 Oct 2002 20:27

If I had a penny for every satisfied customer of Owen Computer Services™ Technical Support, I'd be a rich man! :mrgreen:

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