Jones in the Fast Lane Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima

Jones in the Fast Lane is a strategy type that came out in the early 90's. The concept of the game is you first choose a character and then take on day to day tasks in a life simulation. Just like real life you must manage these tasks and hopefully move forward with new opportunities and personal advancement.

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First Download The Free Game 
Jones in the Fast Lane:

Choose from one of the following sites.

Free game download availableAbandonia : Download Game : Download Instructions


Free game download unavailableFree Game Empire : Download Game : Download Instructions


Free game download brokenGamesWin : Download Game : Download Instructions


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


Free game download availableXTC Abandonware : 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\JonesFL. Simply entering this will create these folders for you.

Dosbox

Next: Open the Games folder then the JonesFL 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 Jones Fast Lane game config

Next: Type "exit" to exit Dosbox.

Exit DOS

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

Jones Fast Lane game config

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

Abandonia & The House of Games: For those who downloaded the game from Abandonia & The House of Games copy and paste the following text:

mount c c:\games\jonesfl
c:
sciv256

XTC Abandonware: For those who downloaded the game from XTC Abandonware copy and paste the following text:

mount c c:\games\jonesfl
c:
cd jones
sciv256

Save and exit the config file when you are finished.

 

Now Lets Extract The Jones in the Fast Lane Free Game Download:

First: Right click on the 
Jones in the Fast Lane game file you downloaded to your hard drive and click on "Extract All".

Jones Fast Lane game download

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

Zip program


Play Time!:

Jones Fast Lane

Double click on the Dosbox program in the JonesFL folder and the game Jones in the Fast Lane will launch, 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?

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