The Ultimate DOOM

The Ultimate DOOM

cogajon 11. okt 2013 kl. 13:02
How to get DOOM to work on Windows 8 without downloading any sourcecodes or mods
So, getting Doom to work on Windows 8 is not a long, nor difficult task. I'd like to point out that I did actually get my help from the internet, but I did have to improvise a bit.
First, go to OS (C:) > Program Files (x86) > Steam > steamapps > common > Ultimate Doom > base
Right-click DOOM and go to 'Properties' then set compatability mode to Windows 95.
Then, go to ultimate.conf and open it with Notepad.
Change 'fullscreen=true' to 'fullscreen=false' and 'waitonerror=true' to 'waitonerror=false'.
After that, go to ultimatem.conf and do the same thing.
Then, open dosbox.conf and scroll down to where it says 'waitonerror=true' and change it to 'waitonerror=false'
Make sure you save these changes and close the files.
Go to your Steam Library and go to The Ultimate DOOM and click 'Play'
If it still doesn't work, like it did for me, go to ultimate.conf and change 'fulldouble=true' to 'fulldouble=false'
Do the same thing for ultimatem.conf.
After this, it should all work.
Hope this helped you! :)

P.S. This will work in any game that uses DOS box such as Doom, Heretic, or Hexen
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cogajon 15. okt 2013 kl. 15:49 
Oprindeligt skrevet af Amvo:
Did you try changing the renderer (that would be the "output", I guess) instead? Maybe to opengl?
Well this works so I didn't have to...
The Gamer Show 18. okt 2013 kl. 17:40 
This works good now. Follow the steps all the way to the end. Windows 8.1 X64
pendulousphallus 29. okt 2013 kl. 23:50 
Awesome. Thanks. :)
shamus3k 30. okt 2013 kl. 13:51 
Great find, doom on my surface pro, loving it!
shamus3k 30. okt 2013 kl. 14:10 
works on ultimate doom, doom2 and final doom on my surface pro, cheers cogajon!
cogajon 30. okt 2013 kl. 16:07 
Oprindeligt skrevet af shamus3k:
works on ultimate doom, doom2 and final doom on my surface pro, cheers cogajon!
Yeah, it works on any DOSbox game. I actually posted the same thing on a few different game hubs. I'm glad it worked for you, mate!
FeLex 24. dec 2013 kl. 21:45 
many thanks
hjf1 9. apr 2014 kl. 21:04 
Cogajon last two instructions are required for Windows 8.1..

If it still doesn't work, like it did for me, go to ultimate.conf and change 'fulldouble=true' to 'fulldouble=false'
Do the same thing for ultimatem.conf.
After this, it should all work.
Hope this helped you! :)
cogajon 9. apr 2014 kl. 21:28 
Oprindeligt skrevet af hjf1:
Cogajon last two instructions are required for Windows 8.1..

If it still doesn't work, like it did for me, go to ultimate.conf and change 'fulldouble=true' to 'fulldouble=false'
Do the same thing for ultimatem.conf.
After this, it should all work.
Hope this helped you! :)
They worked fine when I didn't do those and I have Windows 8.1
lopsided1 12. apr 2014 kl. 14:00 
These did the trick for me. Win 8.1 x64

Oprindeligt skrevet af hjf1:
Cogajon last two instructions are required for Windows 8.1..

If it still doesn't work, like it did for me, go to ultimate.conf and change 'fulldouble=true' to 'fulldouble=false'
Do the same thing for ultimatem.conf.
After this, it should all work.
Hope this helped you! :)
Dooki51 21. apr 2014 kl. 15:50 
It works, but the sound and music is messed up.
Can barely hear sound and there's just a weird glitch, help?
cogajon 21. apr 2014 kl. 16:03 
Oprindeligt skrevet af dooki51:
It works, but the sound and music is messed up.
Can barely hear sound and there's just a weird glitch, help?
Maybe try finding something in the same config document that controls volume. set it to a higher number.
Dooki51 21. apr 2014 kl. 16:05 
Oprindeligt skrevet af Cogajon:
Oprindeligt skrevet af dooki51:
It works, but the sound and music is messed up.
Can barely hear sound and there's just a weird glitch, help?
Maybe try finding something in the same config document that controls volume. set it to a higher number.
I tried changing the volume, still is the same, some sounds play once in a sequence, some sounds don't work at all and most sounds are at a quiet volume. I'm running windows 8.1. This problem never happened on my windows 7 laptop.
cogajon 21. apr 2014 kl. 16:06 
Oprindeligt skrevet af dooki51:
Oprindeligt skrevet af Cogajon:
Maybe try finding something in the same config document that controls volume. set it to a higher number.
I tried changing the volume, still is the same, some sounds play once in a sequence, some sounds don't work at all and most sounds are at a quiet volume. I'm running windows 8.1. This problem never happened on my windows 7 laptop.
I have no idea. This problem is foreign to me.
Have you tried uninstalling and reinstalling the game?
Princess Goddammit 30. apr 2014 kl. 14:05 
I followed your steps to the letter but it still will not work.
My system:
Win. 8.1 64-bit x64 bit processor.
AMD A10-5750M APU with Radeon Graphics 2.50 GHz
8.00 GB
AMD Radeon HD 8650G
All drivers up to date.
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