The Secret Island of Dr. Quandary Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima
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First Download the Free Game The Secret Island of Dr. Quandary:

Choose from one of the following sites.


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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\SecretI. Simply entering this will create these folders for you.

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


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

Creating the Secret Island game config
Next: Type "exit" to exit Dosbox.

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

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

mount c c:\games\secreti
c:
cd secret
qisland

Save and exit the config file when you are finished.


Now Lets Extract The Secret Island of Dr. Quandary Free Game Download:

First: Right click on The Secret Island of Dr. Quandary game file you downloaded to your hard drive and click on "Extract All".


Downloading the game Secret Island
Then: Click the "Next" button when the extractor launches. You will be asked where you would like to extract The Secret Island of Dr. Quandary game files, select "C:\Games\SecretI" . When you're done click "Next" again and the game files will begin to extract.

Zip Program
Finally: Go to the C:\Games\SecretI directory. Within this directory you will see a folder named "Secret Island of Dr. Quandary, The". Change the folders name to "Secret".


Secret Revealed!:

The Secret Island of Dr. Quandary
Click on the Dosbox program in the SecretI directory and the game The Secret Island of Dr. Quandary will begin, enjoy!

FAQ:
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?
How do I make the game launch in fullscreen mode?
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?
I can't download from Abandonia. What should I do?
How do I close or exit Dosbox?

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

When I open the DOSbox application at the end, after the extraction and everything, the game does not start. Can you help me?

Glenn Scrima said...

Hi what does it say in Dosbox? Does the C: drive mount correctly? Also does the "cd secret" command execute correctly?

Best,
Glenn

Anonymous said...

Hey my game wont start im not sure why i did everything exactly as your guide said to but is says at the part CD Secret unable to change to: Secret. and the the qisland part says illegal command any help?