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Java 29 dic 2012, ore 13:09
Wont run in Windows 8
Hi, I recently bought the Doom Bundle that had Doom 2, Ultimate Doom, Final Doom, and Master Levels for Doom 2 and none of them work on Windows 8. Can someone help me please?
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satantango 29 dic 2012, ore 15:17 
I have the same issue on 64bit win8. Dosbox seems to run okay but the game refuses to load further than the title screen.
Java 29 dic 2012, ore 15:26 
Thats the exact problem I'm having.
Java 29 dic 2012, ore 19:18 
The thing with that is I spent 8.00 on the steam one..I was hoping I could get my moneys worth. :/
Heks 29 dic 2012, ore 20:48 
You have your money's worth because now you can play DOOM source ports! That is where the fun is at!

I also have a steam group
CIA (in charge) 4 gen 2013, ore 23:18 
I'm having the same problem... Well, I also have Windows XP so I'll get it to work on that when I get the chance... But on my Wndows 8 it doesn't work
Ultima modifica da CIA (in charge); 4 gen 2013, ore 23:19
excd 5 gen 2013, ore 20:10 
I had the same problem as well, I just got zDoom and renamed the zdoom.exe to dosbox.exe.
agent00kevin™ 5 gen 2013, ore 21:33 
Run it in compatibility mode for Windows 95

Then you have to edit both the doom2.cfg and Doom2m.cfg files to change this:


Then look down a little further and change this:


Now find Dosbox.cfg and change waitonerror to false as well.

BOTH files have these settings and BOTH files must be changed AND be the same.

If those dont work do this too:


in both doom2.cfg and doom2m.cfg.

Now when the game starts, to use fullscreen just hit Alt+Enter.

This is only for Doom II. I have not yet messed around with any other flavors of Doom on W8.


Ultima modifica da agent00kevin™; 5 gen 2013, ore 21:37
Java 6 gen 2013, ore 8:56 
agent00kevin™ 6 gen 2013, ore 9:50 
Messaggio originale di Ænema javadan:

Your welcome :) I spent about an hour last night fiddling with it for my kids, then figured surely someone else has the problem so I came to the Steam Discussions...and there it was!
Java 6 gen 2013, ore 12:00 
Well, when I saw these games for sale, I just had to have it.
agent00kevin™ 6 gen 2013, ore 15:28 
Messaggio originale di Ænema javadan:
Well, when I saw these games for sale, I just had to have it.

Yes :) I bought my own copies too! Nice that Steam has classics like these available.
Jay Dry 12 gen 2013, ore 14:55

Grab the trio of online doom ports linked here. They're awesome.
edragy 14 gen 2013, ore 17:16 
Get the doomsday engine source port from, use that
Squishy Babbler 10 feb 2013, ore 1:26 
To Agent00Kevin (or anyone else who knows), where do youfind the files that need to be edited?
Old Gregg 12 feb 2013, ore 13:46 
how do you run it in compatibility mode and then find the files?
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