Die Hard Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima

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First Download The Free
Game Die Hard:

Choose from one of the following sites.

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

Next Download & Install the Emulator Dosbox on Windows:

Go To: http://www.dosbox.com > 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\DieHard. Simply entering this will create these folders for you.


Next: Open the Games folder then the DieHard 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 Die Hard game download

Next: Type "exit" to exit Dosbox.

Exit DOS

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

Die Hard game config

Finally: Scroll to the bottom. We are going to place some text below [autoexec]:

mount c c:\games\diehard
cd diehard

Save and exit the config file when you are finished.

Now Lets Extract The Die Hard Free Game Download:
First: Right click on the Die Hard game file you downloaded to your hard drive and click on "Extract All".

Die Hard game download

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

Zip program


Die Hard

Click on the Dosbox program in the DieHard directory and the game Die Hard will start, enjoy!

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