Prince of Persia Game Free Download & Install Guide - Windows XP

Author: Glenn Scrima
Author: Glenn Scrima
(Please do not copy this guide. However anyone is free to link to this page.)

You've seen all the spin-offs and sequels but what about the original that started them all? Prince of Persia was released in 1990 and is considered to be one of the most timeless of all classic games. So if you haven't played it yet or want to revisit some old memories here's how.

First Download The Free Prince of Persia Game:

Go To:

Next: Type in Prince of Persia in the game search box in the upper right corner of the main page and press enter.

Next: Click on Prince of Persia in the game search results column.

Next: On the page that follows click on the "Get It!" button.

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Finally: Click on the "Get It" button on following page and wait for your browser to give you the option to download and save the Prince of Persia game file. Click the "Save" button and choose a directory on your hard drive where you would like to save the Prince of Persia file. Saving to your desktop is usually the default option and is probably the easiest place to save the file for extraction.

Now Lets Extract The Prince of Persia Free Game Download:

Right click on the "Prince of Persia" game file you downloaded to your hard drive and click on "Extract All".

Finally: Click the "Next" button when the extractor launches. You will then be asked where you would like to extract the Prince of Persia game files. You can choose anywhere you like but I'm going to choose for C:\Prince1 for now. After you've chosen your directory on your hard drive hit "Next" again and the files will begin to extract.

Lets Make That Final Leap:

Go to your C: drive. Then click on the Prince1 folder. Once in this folder locate and double click on the file "PRINCE" and the game Prince of Persia will launch, enjoy!

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Anonymous said...

how do I save a game, I can't figure it out?

Icarus said...

Dude - you can't. The original game doesn't have an ability to save games.

Anonymous said...

hi, I have windows 7 and I can´t run the game, the message is: "the system does not support fullscreen mode. Choose close to terminate the application. What can I do to play?

Anonymous said...

Do you have any instructions on how to play the game please? its been so long since i played!!!

Benedict said...

it wont let me play for some reason! it says it cant play in fullsreen mode and then just tells me to terminate!!!

sidhu said...

hey you can play dos games like prince,dave dangerous on windows7 first u have to download new dosbox from it is free of cost
step1: install the dosbox
step2: create a folder in the
c drive name it as dos
step3: copy the prince game in to the dos folder .leave it there and come to desktop.
step4:click on the short cut of dosbox u wil get two dos boxes
step5: in the blue dos box u type
mount c c:\dos
step6: type c:
step7:type cd prince
step8:type prince.exe
thats it u can maximize screen by pressing alt+enter.
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