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Old 01-10-2007, 06:57 AM   #1
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Hi there

I have just came accross one of my old 8 disc games called Black Dahlia, which as I remeber was a great adventure game to play. I'd love to play it again. However, when I come to install now, it says I have not got enough byte space. Here is the exact error message :

Not enough free space
Need 86958837 bytes to Install Black Dahlia

I checked the properties of my C drive and I have 91,041,902,592 bytes (84.7 GB)

This is way more than enough space to install the game, so I'm stumped, and don't understand why I am getting this error message.

I last played the game on my old Windows 98 system, and it was fine. I now have Windows XP Pro edition (don't have duel boot system).

Is there a problem with Black Dahlia & Wiondows XP ?? Is there a (simple) way to get the gane to install and run ??

Thanks, Meg, Scotland UK
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Old 01-10-2007, 07:03 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forums, clydevalley.

I've moved your thread to the Tech Problems section, where it has better chances of finding an answer.

Have you tried compatibility modes (right-click on the installer (setup.exe, I guess) > Properties > Compatibility)?
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Old 01-10-2007, 07:08 AM   #3
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Use the compatibility mode

Go to-->My Computer-->Your CD Rom Drive which holds the CD in
it-->Right Click-->Locate the file called: "SETUP.EXE" and The file "AUTOFIX.EXE-->Right Click on each of them in their turn -->Choose Properties --> Compatibility.

and after download install the patch at http://dlh.net/cgi-bin/dlp.cgi?lang=...tch.zip&ref=ps.
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Thanks for the tip, Snake! Now I too can play this again, because it's a fantastic game!
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Old 01-10-2007, 07:50 AM   #5
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Use the compatibility mode

Go to-->My Computer-->Your CD Rom Drive which holds the CD in
it-->Right Click-->Locate the file called: "SETUP.EXE" and The file "AUTOFIX.EXE-->Right Click on each of them in their turn -->Choose Properties --> Compatibility.

and after download install the patch at http://dlh.net/cgi-bin/dlp.cgi?lang=...tch.zip&ref=ps.

Thanks, you're a star. I set properties to run for Win 98, and the game installed like a dream, and it runs like a dream too. Thanks again, Meg, Scotland, UK
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