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NHL 96, XP HOW TO, How to play NHL96 on xp

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Yo, people have been asking how to run NHL96 on XP as well, the steps are exactly the same as with NHL95, but with a one line difference, the cd needs to be mounted with the line:

mount d f:\ -t cdrom -usecd 0 -ioctl

At least this was the only difference I needed to make it work.

I have also managed to install NHL95 for Windows7, so I would believe there would be no difference to make it work for NHL96 on Windows 7 as well.

Here we go:

FIRST RUN:

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IN XP:

-download and install dosbox

-make an iso of your original nhl96 cd

-mount nhl96 image in XP with Aclohol 120% or daemon tools

-create a games folder to one of your hard drives. This folder will be mounted as a drive in a dosbox, and nhl96 will be installed into this folder

-start dosbox

IN DOS BOX

- mount d f:\ -t cdrom -usecd 0 -ioctl /*where f is the letter of the virtual drive in XP with mounted nhl96 image */

- mount c d:\games /* where d:\games is the folder created for nhl96 */

- d: /* navigate to dosbox mounted cd-rom */

- install /* install the nhl96 */

- choose the c as target drive /* or what ever is the mounted drive in dosbox */

- choose c:\hockey /* or what ever is your choice */

- after install increase the CPU cycles (if the game doesn't flow correct) /* choose rate that is best for you computer */

- c:

- cd to install path

- hockey

- enjoy!

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NEXT TIME:

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IN XP:

-mount nhl96 image in XP with Aclohol 120% or daemon tools

-start dosbox

IN DOS BOX:

- mount d f:\ -t cdrom -usecd 0 -aps

- mount c d:\games

- c:

- cd to install path

- hockey

- enjoy!

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NOTES:

- To increase cycles ctrl + F12, to decrease ctrl + F11

- to lock or unlock mouse to dosbox ctrl + F10

- to switch between full screen or window alt + Enter

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Edited by jaff

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I can get this to run on Windows 7 64 bit. I also get NHL95 to run fine. But in NHL96, my joystick doesn't seem to work properly. It configures fine in NHL95. I suspect I am one of like five guys in the world interested in play this game. But if anyone has a fix, I would appreciate it. :)

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What kind of joystick are you trying to use? What does happen in NHL96PC joystick configuration when you try to calibrate it? Did you try to do this with Dosbox?

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