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Y2K The Game

Platforms:   Windows 9X
System Requirements:
  • Windows 95/98
  • DirectX/DirectShow 6.1 or Better
  • Pentium 233MHz
  • 32MB RAM
  • 4MB 3d card (DirectX compatible)
  • 8x CD-ROM
System Recommended:
  • Pentium 266
  • 64 MB RAM
  • 8x CD-ROM
Installation Tips: To Install Game:
Windows 95 Installation -
  1. Insert CD #1 into your CD-Rom drive.
  2. The auto-run screen should appear within a few seconds.
    • If the auto-run screen appears:
      1. Simply follow the onscreen instructions
      2. Depending on how much of an updated was needed or if DirectX was installed for the first time, you may be prompted to reboot the system after the installation is completed.
    • If the auto-run screen DOES NOT appear:
      1. Double click on the MY COMPUTER icon on your desktop.
      2. Double click on your CD-ROM drive icon.
      3. Double click on the SETUP.EXE file.
      4. The game will now begin the installation proceedure.
      5. Depending on how much of an updated was needed or if DirectX was installed for the first time, you may be prompted to reboot the system after the installation is completed.

To Start Game:
In Windows 95/98 -

  1. Insert the cd into your CD-ROM drive.
  2. Click on Start
  3. Select Programs
  4. Select Interplay
  5. Select Y2K
  6. Select Y2K
FAQ:

Q: I am getting strange video/audio/input problems or getting an error about a missing DLL file.
A: The game requires that you have the current version of DirectX installed. You will want to install DirectX from the CD before attempting to play the game. If you did not install it when prompted during the games installation, you may install it by double-clicking on the DXSETUP file found within a DirectX folder on the CDROM. You may also download the newest end-user version of DirectX from the following address:

www.microsoft.com/directx

Please reference our DirectX troubleshooting guide if you continue to experience troubles with DirectX.

Q: The game is crashing when I attempt to run it.
A: This could actually be caused by a few different reasons. You will want to check the following (in the order listed):

Q: I am getting an error when the installer is attempting to copy files onto the hard drive.
A: This can be caused for a couple of different reasons. You will want to do the following:

  1. Make sure no DOS based cdrom driver is loading before Windows starts. If you are unsure you may want to consider contacting your system manufacturer to make sure.
  2. You will want to change the read-ahead on your cdrom drive to "no read-ahead". This may done as follows:
    • Right click on "My Computer"
    • Select "Properties"
    • Click on the "Performance" tab
    • Click on "File System"
    • Clcik on the "CD-ROM" tab
    • Under "Optimize access pattern for" select "No Read Ahead"
    • Click on "OK"
    • Click on "CLOSE"
    • The system will want to restart for these changes to take effect. Click "YES" to restart.
  3. Once restarted, you will want to close all background applications as follows:
    • Press CTRL+ALT+DEL. This will bring up a "Close Program" box.
    • The only items listed should be Explorer and Systray
    • Highlight any other item listed
    • Click on End Task
    • Continue back with step 1 until Explorer and Systray are the only items listed.
  4. Reinstall the game

Q: My box seems to be missing the manual.
A: The manual can be found on the second CD. If you explore the CD you may open either Manual.doc or Manual.rtf depending ont he type of word processor you have installed in your system.

Manuals: