Re: Missing game after the clean install of the VISTA os
Left out the last step:
5. Create a shortcut on your desktop that points to the exe file that starts
"Jacob Sleestaker" <js
@backwoods.organism> wrote in message
> This would take a bit of work on your part, but it should work.
> 1. Reinstall XP
> 2. Copy the gemmasters game and all dll files associated with it to either
> a CD or a USB thumb drive. (remember the directory tree so you will be
> able to put it back in the same spot later on)
> 3. Now, clean install Vista
> 4. Copy the gemmaster files back to the same directory in Vista. If you
> have to create the directory(ies), do it.
> "snowshine" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> My computer was originally came with XP MCE SP-2. This is a Dell
>> My children were able to play a built in game that came with the XP MCE
>> called Gemmaster.
>> Dell provided a sweetner at the time of my purchase[that was in Jan 2007]
>> that they will provide the buyers with the express VISTA upgrade disk.
>> it was an upgrade vista os disk, one could do a format and clean install
>> the vista os. This is what I did. This has caused as expected the game
>> Gemmaster to disappear.
>> Now my children are not happy without the game called "Gemmaster" that
>> use to play on the XP MCE SP-2.
>> Can I any means get this game to be installed on my vista other than dual
>> booting of my VISTA & XP MCE SP-2? [I have the XP MCE SP-2 licenced OEM
>> that came with my computer]
>> I would be greatful for a solution.