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Dinosaur Movies Are Garbled on COMPAQ 486C Portable

Article ID: 107527

Article Last Modified on 12/8/1999


  • Microsoft Dinosaurs 1.0 Standard Edition

This article was previously published under Q107527


The dinosaur movies will not display correctly in full-screen mode on a Compaq 486C portable computer if you are using the plasma internal display.


To correct the problem, run the movies in a window.

To run the movies in a window, do the following:

  1. Open the Msdinos.ini file located in the Windows folder using a text editor such as Microsoft Notepad.
  2. Change or add the following line to the Msdinos.ini file:


  3. Save the changes and exit.


The Compaq product discussed here is manufactured by Compaq, a vendor independent of Microsoft; we make no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding this product's performance or reliability.

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