Ultima Underworld - The Stygian Abyss PC Game Free Download & Install Guide: Windows XP & Windows Vista (Using Dosbox Emulation)

Author: Glenn Scrima

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First Download Ultima Underworld:

Choose from one of the following sites.

Abandonia : Download : Download Instructions

XTC Abandonware : Download : Download Instructions

Home of the Underdogs : Download : Download Instructions

Next Download & Install the Emulator Dosbox on Windows XP or Windows Vista:

Go To: http://www.dosbox.com > Downloads Tab > Click the Windows version (Under the Dosbox category)

Next: Run the downloaded installer file and install Dosbox on your hard drive in the directory C:\Games\UltimaU1. Simply entering this will create these folders for you.

Next: Open the Games folder then the UltimaU1 folder within it. Locate and right click on the Dosbox config file. Click "open with" & select notepad.

Finally: With the dosbox config file open scroll to the bottom. We are going to place some text below [autoexec]:

mount c c:\games\ultimau1

Save and exit the config file when you are finished.

Now Lets Extract The Game File:

First: Right click on the game file you saved to your hard drive and click on "Extract All".

Then: Click the "Next" button when the extractor launches. You will be asked where you would like to save the extracted files, select "C:\Games\UltimaU1". When you're done click "Next" again and the files will begin to extract.

It's Play Time!:

Double click on the Dosbox program in the "C:\Games\UltimaU1" folder and the game Ultima Underworld will launch, have fun!

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