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#1 rumbit

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Posted 02 October 2012 - 08:13 PM

I just picked up Xcom again. I notice that the new Xcomutil has been modified from the old DOS version. Where can I find the last version that runs under DOS? The new one tries to make everything windows-ified, and the colors are corrupt under Windows 7. Evidently the only fix is to mess with my video card settings and reboot. Nah. Not that important. I'll go back to the AI patch and xcomutil fixes in DOS, the way I used to.

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 12:09 AM

The latest version still works with Dos, but if you bought your copy of the game from Steam (or similar), they've hybridised the Dos and Windows version (basically copied all files into the same directory).

Use runxcom.bat to launch the dos version and runxcomw.bat for the windows version. To make sure, you can delete the ufo.exe or ufo defense.exe file in the game directory to wipe out the Windows version.

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Edited by NKF, 03 October 2012 - 12:09 AM.

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#3 rumbit

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 05:35 AM

Yeah, well, I can't run the game without that windows color corruption.