Ancient Lands: Manual Installation Instructions

SUMMARY

This article provides instructions to manually install Ancient Lands.

MORE INFORMATION

These instructions assume:

  • Your hard disk is drive C
  • Your destination folder is C:\Mslands
  • Your Windows folder is C:\Windows
  • Your CD-Rom drive is drive D
If your hard disk drive, destination folder, Windows folder, or
CD-ROM drive letters are different, replace the drive letters and
folder names throughout this article with the drive letters and
folder names on your computer.


NOTE: The following instructions discuss copying, editing, and modifying
folders and files. For more information about accomplishing these
tasks in Windows, see your Windows printed documentation or online Help.

Steps for Windows or Windows for WorkGroups, Versions 3.x

If you are running Microsoft Windows 3.x, follow these steps. When
copying files, exit Windows and copy from the MS-DOS command prompt.
Allow MS-DOS to overwrite any files it finds already on your hard
drive.

  1. Create a folder named C:\Mslands on your hard drive.


    For example, type the following at the MS-DOS command prompt and
    press the ENTER key at the end of the line:

    md C:\mslands
  2. Copy all the files from the D:\Xfiles\App folder to the
    C:\Mslands folder. The files are:

    • Explore.exe
    • Mslands.exe
    • Readme.txt
    • Mslands.dll
    • Mslands.the
    • Pidholdr.dll


      For example, to copy Mslands.exe, type the following at the MS-DOS
      command prompt and press ENTER at the end of the line:

      copy d:\xfiles\mslands.exe c:\mslands
  3. Copy the following files located in the D:\Xfiles\System folder to
    the C:\Windows\System folder:

    • Acmcmprs.dll
    • Iccvid.drv
    • Mcimmp.drv
    • Msrle.drv
    • Avicap.dll
    • Imaadpcm.acm
    • Mciole.dll
    • Msvidc.drv
    • Avifile.dll
    • Indeov.drv
    • Mmp.dll
    • Msvideo.dll
    • Cleanup.reg
    • Ir21_R.dll
    • Mplayer.reg
    • Ole2.dll
    • Compobj.dll
    • Ir32.dll
    • Msacm.dll
    • Ole2.reg
    • Dispdib.dll
    • Map_Win.hlp
    • Msacm.drv
    • Ole2conv.dll
    • Dva.386
    • Mciavi.drv
    • Msadpcm.acm
    • Ole2disp.dll
    • Ole2nls.dll
    • Stdole.tlb
    • Typelib.dll
    • Ver.dll
    • Ole2prox.dll
    • Storage.dll
    • Vbrun200.dll
    • Vshare.386
  4. Copy the following files from the D:\Xfiles\System folder to the
    C:\Windows folder:
    • Mplayer.exe
    • Mplayer.hlp
    • Indeo.ini
  5. Use a text editor, such as Microsoft Notepad, to make the following
    changes to the Mslands.ini file, which is located in the Windows
    folder. If the Mslands.ini file does not already exist, create one in
    the Windows folder with these entries:
          [MICROSOFT ANCIENT LANDS]      CD=X:      DIRECTORY=C:\MSLANDS\       DISABLESOUNDEFFECTS=0      VIDEOINWINDOW=0      FIRSTVIDEOINWINDOW=0      DISABLENARRATION=0      PRINTHIGHQUALITY=1      PRINTPORTRAIT=0      COMMAND=C:\MSLANDS\MSLANDS.THE      WINDOW=195,134      DEMO=0
  6. Use a text editor to make the following changes to the Windows
    information files, which are located in the Windows folder:

    Changes to the Win.ini File
    ---------------------------
      [MCI EXTENSIONS]  avi=avivideo
    Changes to the System.ini File
    ------------------------------
       [Drivers]   wavemapper=msacm.drv   vidc.msvc=msvidc.drv   vidc.cvid=iccvid.drv   [MSACM]   install=msadpcm.acm   [MCI]   avivideo=mciavi.drv
  7. Add the Ancient Lands icons to Program Manager by following the
    instructions at the end of this article.
  8. Exit Windows and restart the computer. The installation is now
    complete.

Steps for Windows 95 or Windows NT

Follow these steps if you are using Microsoft Windows 95 or Microsoft
Windows NT. When copying files, DO NOT overwrite ANY existing files.



CAUTION: Allowing the system files to be overwritten in Windows
95 or Windows NT may cause improper system performance.

  1. Create a folder on your hard drive named C:\Mslands.
  2. Copy all the files from the D:\Xfiles\App folder to C:\Mslands.
  3. Copy the following files from the D:\Xfiles\System folder to the
    C:\Windows\System (System32 in NT) folder:

    Mmp.dll
    Mcimmp.drv
  4. Follow step 5 in the section above to create or edit the Mslands.ini
    file.
  5. Add the program icons or shortcuts using the appropriate section
    below as a guide.

Create the Start Menu Shortcuts

If you are using Windows 95, add Ancient Lands to the Start Menu by
following these instructions:

  1. Click the Start button, point to Settings, and then click the
    Taskbar.
  2. Click the Start Menu Programs tab.
  3. Click Add.
  4. Type the following in the Command Line box, and then click Next:

    c:\mslands\mslands.exe
  5. In the Select Program Folder dialog box, click on the Microsoft
    Multimedia folder to select it, and then click Next.


    NOTE: If Microsoft Multimedia is not listed, create it as follows:
    1. Click New Folder
    2. Type the following, and then click Next:

      Microsoft Multimedia
  6. In the Select A Title For The Program dialog box, type the following,
    and then click Finish:

    Ancient Lands

Create Program Manager Icons

If you use the Windows Program Manager, create the Ancient Lands icons
as follows:

  1. Open the Microsoft Multimedia group. If this group does not already
    exist, create it as follows:
    1. On the File menu, click New.
    2. Click Program Group, and then click OK.
    3. In the Description box, type the following, and then click OK:

      Microsoft Multimedia
  2. On the File menu, click New.
  3. Click Program Item, and then click OK.
  4. Type in the Description and Command Line as listed below, and then
    click OK:

    Description: Ancient Lands
    Command Line: c:\mslands\mslands.exe
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