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JoelMurdoch
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Any of you guys got recommendations as to which port in use in Windows XP?

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all ports.

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What's windows XP?

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PrBoom, ZDoom.

those are the ones from the top of my head.

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JDoom works well for me.

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WindowsXP=Evil!
I use Win95 Rev 2.1 and it runs perfectly.
My Win95 machine boots into the desktop
with no waiting curson in 30 seconds. Its not
to bad for a 400mhz Celery.

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Basically all Windows ports of Doom should work (ZDoom, PRBoom, Legacy, JDoom...), maybe even some DOS ports will work (didn't check it myself).


Originally posted by Derrick
WindowsXP=Evil!
I use Win95 Rev 2.1 and it runs perfectly.
My Win95 machine boots into the desktop
with no waiting curson in 30 seconds.



WinXP is a pretty nice OS, though there is no real need to upgrade if you already got Win2k. Win95 is teh shit though. And who cares about boot times anyways? How often do you reboot your computer? I usually boot only once a day, so I'd not even care if booting took 5 mins.

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If you care that much about boot times, why not just use DOS?

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Originally posted by Tarin
maybe even some DOS ports will work (didn't check it myself).


I ever had some problems while trying this. In fact only Win32 ports do "really" work :)

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No real Doomer should have Win XP (exclusively)

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and of course no windows, no eletric energy and no water...and best not even a computer

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Originally posted by KING ELVIS
and of course no windows, no eletric energy and no water...and best not even a computer


Well said!

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Without a computer - no boot times at all!

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Originally posted by Fredrik
Without a computer - no boot times at all!


YAY!!!!!11

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Without a computer = no DooM (not counting the console ports you all may have), no source ports either :/

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Originally posted by footman
Without a computer = no DooM (not counting the console ports you all may have), no source ports either :/
Oh. Bah. My idea fails then.

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ZDOOM works for me.

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without a computer?

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Try this:

open up the file SYSTEM.INI from the windows folder,
then search for the line starting with Shell=
and make it looking like this:

Shell=c:\doom2\doom2.exe

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LOL

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Windows XP sucks, fuck XP, win 98 for life

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Originally posted by bigbadgangsta
Windows XP sucks, fuck XP, win 98 for life


I would say that too if I wouldn't own a decent system to run XP on :P

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What is it that WinXp includes which make it sucks 2.1 gb of space?
What features other than the New Restore use that much space?

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Originally posted by Derrick
What is it that WinXp includes which make it sucks 2.1 gb of space?
What features other than the New Restore use that much space?



Well, my WinXP dir is only 1GB. And even if it took 2.1gb, big deal.

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Originally posted by Tarin
Win95 is teh shit though.
Possibly, but it's still a helluva lot better than 98/98se/ME, so for somebody who still wants DOS support on a 9X OS (yes I know WinME ditched DOS), 95B is the best thing available.

...

/me continues to make backups in preparation for XP Pro.

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but it's still a helluva lot better than 98/98se/ME
Why do you even use those viruses for comparison? :P

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Originally posted by Fredrik
Why do you even use those viruses for comparison? :P
He sees the light =)

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I used Win98 for two years... I know.

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Originally posted by Fredrik
I used Win98 for two years... I know.
I was stuck with it until about 5 months ago. Fortunately I'm forgetting most of the bad memories already.

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Originally posted by Lt
I was stuck with it until about 5 months ago. Fortunately I'm forgetting most of the bad memories already.
Good. May you recover :)

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