King's Quest 4 - The Perils of Rosella Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima
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First Download the Free Game King's Quest 4:

Choose from one of the following sites.

Free game download availableXTC Abandonware : Download Game : Download Instructions

Free game download unavailableAbandonia : Download Game : Download Instructions

Free game download unavailableMr Old Games : Download Game : Download Instructions

Free game download unavailableThe House of Games : Download Game : Download Instructions

Next Download & Install the Emulator Dosbox on Windows:

Go To: > Downloads Tab > Click the Windows version (Under the Dosbox category)

Dosbox homepage
Next: Run the downloaded installer file and install Dosbox on your hard drive in the directory C:\Games\KQuest4. Simply entering this will create these folders for you.

Dosbox installation program
Windows folder
Next: Open the Games folder then the KQuest4 folder within it. Locate and then run Dosbox by double clicking on the Dosbox program icon.

Dosbox program
Next: At the the command prompt in Dosbox type "config -writeconf dosbox.conf" and then press the "Enter" key.

Creating the King's Quest 4 game config
Next: Type "exit" to exit Dosbox.

Exit DOS command
Now: Locate and right click on the Dosbox config file. Click "open with" & select notepad.

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

mount c c:\games\kquest4

Save and exit the config file when you are finished.

Now Lets Extract the King's Quest 4 Free Game Download:

First: Right click on the King's Quest 4 game file you downloaded to your hard drive and click on "Extract All".

Extracting game file
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\KQuest4" . When you're done click "Next" again and the files will begin to extract.

Zip extraction program

The Saga Continues:

King's Quest 4 screenshot
Double click on the Dosbox program in the "C:\Games\KQuest4" folder and the game King's Quest 4 will launch, have fun!

The config file is missing what do I do?
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How do I change the amount of RAM available?
How do I mount a hard drive or CD-ROM drive in Dosbox?
How do I change my machine type in Dosbox?
How do I capture a screenshot during gameplay?
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Anonymous said...

I am attempting to download KQ4 and completed all the steps up to extract game. It says to right click the game file downloaded on hard drive and then click "extract all" but it isn't available for me to click on. I went through all the steps again and it still won't work. Help please?