Cogajon 11. loka, 2013 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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Zenyth 13. loka, 2013 14.08 
Did you try changing the renderer (that would be the "output", I guess) instead? Maybe to opengl?
Cogajon 15. loka, 2013 15.49 
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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. loka, 2013 17.40 
This works good now. Follow the steps all the way to the end. Windows 8.1 X64
pendulousphallus 29. loka, 2013 23.50 
Awesome. Thanks. :)
shamus3k 30. loka, 2013 13.51 
Great find, doom on my surface pro, loving it!
shamus3k 30. loka, 2013 14.10 
works on ultimate doom, doom2 and final doom on my surface pro, cheers cogajon!
Cogajon 30. loka, 2013 16.07 
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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. joulu, 2013 21.45 
many thanks
hjf1 9. huhti 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. huhti 21.28 
hjf1 lähetti viestin:
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
Lopsided 12. huhti 14.00 
These did the trick for me. Win 8.1 x64

hjf1 lähetti viestin:
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. huhti 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. huhti 16.03 
dooki51 lähetti viestin:
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. huhti 16.05 
Cogajon lähetti viestin:
dooki51 lähetti viestin:
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. huhti 16.06 
dooki51 lähetti viestin:
Cogajon lähetti viestin:
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?
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