Win98 provides this option, winME i am not sure about. The only possible negative is that the FM synthesizer built into it does sound different from the Yamaha OPL3, however this is personal preference whether it sounds bad or not. I have played before with same issues with an audigy card. Don’t most DOS programs use the computer beeper? This forum is for DOS games on modern systems. This site hosts no abandonware. There is no material that is knowingly illegal here.
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Having had everything from the Tandy to modern systems, I’d probably suggest avoiding all sound cards that are not the Creative Labs cards or the GUS until you get to PCI sound cards, by which all PCI soundcards are terrible for DOS, if you even have a way to enable them under DOS, it typically consumes memory and then getting the game to work is difficult. I am having problems wsetting the compatibility settings.
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All hail the Great Capacitor Brand Finder. Using the W, I am able to boot fine with no problems How much memory do you have? I flermmed the plootash sounv like you asked. Pressing F8 during boot, might present you an startup menu, choose command prompt in safe mode. Your name or email address: Return to General Old Hardware.
This disclaimer is brought to you thanks to the BSA. Went into device manager and found out that isn’t using any Dos compatibility settings i. Yes, my password is: And about that soundcard In what to one race is no time crysatl all, another race can rise and fall Don’t most DOS programs use the computer beeper?
The music will be scratchy and have a “ringing” sound to it if the anti-aliasing filter is badly designed and if the channels are swapped, pressing the left shift key will play the flipper sound on the right channel and vice-versa.
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Sorry Kisai, but saying that avoiding all soundcards that are not Creative Labs soundcards is utter nonsense. You must log in or sign up to reply here. Maybe you don’t need drivers though, try some DOS games and see if they work!
For some it’s fast, for some it’s slow. I iterate- it appears to me that you sohnd reached the extreme outer limits of what your system can handle. Users browsing this forum: Discussion about old PC hardware. When I use the Sound Blaster Live!
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Epic Pinball will quickly reveal if the sound channels are swapped and if the soundcard has a poor anti-aliasing filter. Try an multiboot system with windows 98, add the following line in the autoexec. I did notice that the Dell has integrated sound, though, and some quick searching shows that it uses a Crystal CS sound card. Not really When you say run both sound cards at the same time, do you mean when I enable the motherboard sound device CSB with the Sb still on and switch drivers when I need the speed?
Methinks you may have your system pretty well maxed out. DOSbox Do a google for dosbox. Win98 provides this option, winME i am not sure about. This might boot you into dos.
TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. Obviously choose SB-Pro as the soundcard in the setup menu Dune 2 is also a good test for the anti-aliasing filter, it also has a “ringing” sound to the voice if the anti-aliasing filter is badly designed.