Myst 3 installed on win xp but won't boot to play
Hi! I have a toshiba satellite pro, with intel pentium dual core.Win XP pro etc.. I last installed the Myst 3 game on a similar (the same type) of laptop with no running issues-game could be played. With this computer however, I can install the game but when it comes to pressing 'play' with disc 1 in drive, the dvd drive revs up like it's going to play it but then cuts out and the game does not boot up. Have tried updating windows updates, and all compatability modes to no avail.
As you can tell I am completely inept at the tech side of things so be gentle with me!
I suspect you have a problem with the wrong version of Quick Time. Do you know which version is presently installed on your computer ?
If ever you have the latest version, you could try deleting it from the control panel/Add or remove programs and then install the older version that comes with the game before installing Myst 3 Exile.
Extra informations can be found in one of Heimdall_G's post at the next link...
Last edited by nanoukmetal; 01-29-2012 at 06:30 PM.
Just had a look-quicktime version 220.127.116.11 Means nothing to me!
Thanks for your post,appreciate it.
Do you suggest I uninstall?
Yes I do suggest you delete the present Quick Time version through the Add and Remove Program in the control panel.
Myst 3 is an old game and needs an older version of Quick Time. After deleting the present version, use the Quick Time version that comes with the game.
You said that your pc was up to date, so, do not use the DirectX version that is offered with the Myst 3 game.
Good luck with your new game.
After having finished the game, you could delete that older Quick Time and reinstall the latest version found at this link...
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Last edited by nanoukmetal; 01-31-2012 at 05:44 PM.
uninstalled quicktime but game doesn't give me a quicktime version to install-gives me an ActiveX install option. Computer not working very well so decided to install new version of quicktime. Given up on trying to make the game work-will have to find a myst that works on xp pro! Any recommendations?
anks for all your help.
Here, I am assuming you have a legit copy of Myst 3 Exile and not an illegal copy given by a "friend"
Go to this link and download the older version 6.5.2 of Quick time (down on the list). If that does not work, try version 6.4.0