Jazz Jackrabbit 2 PC Game Free Download & Install Guide: Windows XP

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

Note: Since this is a Windows based game it is a super simple install. However since the game is so cool and available online I thought a guide would be appropriate to spread the word.

First Lets Download the PC Game Jazz Jackrabbit 2:

Go To: http://abandonia.com

Next: Type "Jazz Jackrabbit" in the PC game search box in the upper right corner of the main page and press enter.

Search box
After That:
Click on "Jazz Jackrabbit 2" in the game search results column.

Search results
On the page that follows click on the "Get It!" button.

Download game

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 file. Click the "Save" button and choose a directory on your hard drive where you would like to save the zip file. Saving to your desktop is usually the default option and is probably the easiest place to save the file for extraction.

Saving the zip file

Now Lets Extract the Jazz Jackrabbit 2 Free Game Download:

First: Right click on the Jazz Jackrabbit 2 game file you downloaded to your hard drive and click on "Extract All".

Extracting the zip file
Then: Click the "Next" button when the extractor launches. You will be asked where you would like to extract the Jazz Jackrabbit 2 files, select "C:\Games". When you're done click "Next" again and the Jazz Jackrabbit 2 files will begin to extract.

Zip extraction program

Lets Play!:

Jazz Jackrabbit 2 Windows icon

Double click on the Jazz2 program icon in the "C:\Games\Jazz2" folder and the game Jazz Jackrabbit 2 will launch, enjoy!

The config file is missing what do I do?
The game won't run on Windows Vista. What should I do?
The game runs sluggish. Is there a way to improve this?
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How do I change the amount of RAM available?
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Nim said...

Thanks for the link! : )

Glenn Scrima said...

No problem Nim, enjoy the game!


Anonymous said...

Thanks. Could you also provide some instructions for Captain Claw as well? Its an awesome game, and I haven't played it in a long while...getting difficult to find it in stores.


Glenn Scrima said...

Hi I can't find a copy for download but they might add it in the future.


Anonymous said...

how to download i click get it and picture

Boško Igić said...

It also works without problems on Windows Vista 64-bit.

Boško Igić said...
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Boško Igić said...

Here is the link:
Click on "Get It".

Anonymous said...

is it free software?

Anonymous said...

Thank you . works good and brings back some good times to mind, no horrible questionares to fill out.,

runs soo fast,, here i am tryn to play new games when there are lots of old ones that are just as good,,
cher to the cher :P

Anonymous said...

It worked thanks :D.
Could you also provide some instructions for Jazz jackrabbit 1, I can't seem to find it anywhere.