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NT 4.0: DOSBox 0.74-3 hangs on close
ppgrainbow posted a topic in Windows 2000/2003/NT4I have been trying out the latest version of DOSBox 0.74-3 running on Windows NT 4.0 SP6 under VMware Workstation Player 16.1.2. When starting DOSBox, I get the following output in the Command Prompt window: SDL_Init: Starting up with SDL windib video driver. Try to update your video card and directx drivers! CONFIG: Generating default configuration Writing it to C:\WINNT\Profiles\ppgrainbow\Application Data\DOSBox\dosbox-0-74-3.conf CONFIG: Writing it to C:\WINNT\Profiles\ppgrainbow\Application Data\DOSBox\dosbox-0-74-3.conf MIXER: Got different values from SDL: freq 44100, blocksize 512 MIDI:Opened device:Win32 However, when I try to close the DOSBox window, DOSBox hangs hard and robs 100% of the CPU usage! Using Process Explorer, I tried to terminate DOSBox.exe, but instead I get an error message: Error terminating process: Access is denied. Here's a screenshot of this issue: https://imgur.com/a/74tilnb The only way to resolve the issue was to perform a hard reset of the guest OS. Since Windows NT 4.0 has limited DirectX support (up to version 3 officially), how can I get around this issue?
DirectX for Windows XP
jim2029 posted a topic in Windows XPI have a Dell Optiples GX620. Pentium D 3.0ghz, 4gb ram (3.2GB Readable), 128GBssd, Windows XP Pro 32bit. I stuck in a MSI nVidia 210 512mb pci-e video card. It is DirectX 10 ready. Anyway of getting DirectX 10 on Windows Xp? I have 9.0c right now. I did use the forum search and all I found was talk about it and dead links. If this is a dead horse, I'm sorry, I just recently began trying to go back to Windows XP. I'm a bit out of the know..... Thank You.
Slow DirectX > .NET related?
shorterxp posted a topic in Windows XPHi all. I'm confident this issue will stand out to anyone who's experienced it... I recently finished a nlite DVD with XP SP3 which worked well on another dekstop machine (but only until installing its video drivers). Problem starts on slower machine, a Dell Inspiron 1300.. It's strange because there were no problems before, e.g. I could easily play 1080p video and run the flurry 3D Screensaver, all with a different nlited SP2 CD I made. So obviously something in the workflow is different. Now when ever direct x is the renderer, it's real choppy, so I suspect it could it could be either; - Installation order of .NET framework and dell drivers or, - Old OpenGL? (I did not remove OpenGL from SP1 Home during nlite process of making DVD) So to summarise is direct X dependant on how .NET is installed? I am currently using .NET 3.5 All in One installer. Other information: I suspect a particular DLL in system32 folder; ialmdd5.dll: "Direct Draw Driver for Intel Graphics Technology" Any help would be greatly appreciated, from the heart because I've been working on this DVD for 6months in my spare time, and I thought I was on a home straight with getting it to work flawlessly on older machines but flipping little parameter-x screwed it up. All the best Edit: I re-tried the initial SP2 CD and it still lags, so I doubt it's anything to with nlite.