Commandos: Beyond the Call of Duty Readme
Thank you for purchasing Commandos: Beyond the Call of Duty. These new missions are a standalone product, you can play it even if you don't have the original game Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines installed on your computer.
This readme provides additional gameplay and technical support information.
DX6 and DXMEDIA installed
225 MB of Hard Drive Space
P166 or greater processor
2MB SVGA card completely DX6 compatible
Commandos operates on TCP\IP LANs. It is NOT designed for direct Internet play. The exception, Commandos will operate on the Mplayer Internet gaming service.
Commandos will run optimally if all Multiplayer systems are using P200+ processors.
Commandos: Beyond the Call of Duty will not run on Windows NT and was not designed to run on Laptops.
Setup and Installation
To best prepare your system to run the game, please follow this procedure:
Run SCANDISK (Programs/Accessories) on your hard drive
Run DEFRAG (Programs/Accessories) on your hard drive
Run a quality virus scanner on your hard drive
Make sure that you have at least 200MB free on the hard drive that will contain the game files (the extra 75 MB is for your Win95 swap file).
To install Commandos: Beyond the Call of Duty to your hard drive: 1. Place the Commandos: Beyond the Call of Duty CD in your CD-ROM drive. 2. After a few seconds, the Autorun Menu will come on screen. Select the Install option. If this menu does not appear, click the Start button, select Run and type D:\SETUP.EXE (where D is the letter of CD-ROM drive), and then click OK. 3. The program will detect whether you have certified DirectX 6 drivers which allow Commandos: Beyond the Call of Duty to run properly under all configurations. Your current drivers may be updated as necessary. 4. The Commandos: Beyond the Call of Duty installation routine will then install the game files to your hard drive. At the end of the installation, you may be prompted to Restart your computer. 5. Click the Play button on the Autorun Menu or select Commandos: Beyond the Call of Duty shortcut in the Eidos Interactive/Pyro Studios/ folder in the Start Menu to begin the game.
Uninstalling Commandos: Beyond the Call of Duty
You should use the Commandos: Beyond the Call of Duty uninstall program, which can be found in the Start Menu>Eidos Interactive>Pyro Studios>Commandos: Beyond the Call of Duty. Select the Start Menu, Program Files, Eidos Interactive, and Commandos: Beyond the Call of Duty. This makes sure that all Windows associated fields are removed. You can also use the ADD/REMOVE Control Panel Applet to remove the game.
To deter piracy, Commandos has been copy protected against mass duplication. From this procedure, there is a possibility (less than 1% of users) that during gameplay, the CD ROM may not be able to read the CD. The cause of this "usually" relates to a CD ROM drive that is below specification, an older model, or is miscalibrated from heavy use.
If you should experience a problem reading this CD, please try this option. Open your CONTROL PANEL, then select SYSTEM, then choose PERFORMANCE, and then click on the FILE SYSTEM button. Then choose CD-ROM, and change the Supplemental Cache Size for the CD drive to 470k (the half way mark between small and large).
Features not listed in the Manual
1. Quick Save Feature
When using Profiles for different users save games please note that the "Quick Save" option will overwrite any other quick saves previously made by other users.
All Users Need Game CD.
The FIRST person to log into the server will be designated the HOST and MUST have the CD to proceed. .
Server limitation for High Latency User (Ping)
When the user connects to the server, server will ping user, if ping is greater...
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