I have windows xp with Firefox and I installed Nancy Drew Danger by Design, but when I try and play it a window pops up telling me to insert disc 1 and press ok. I do that but it won't do anything but...
with a few issues that might or might not be relevant but do need to be
considered and eliminated.
assume that this game is in the PC Format required for use with computers,
rather than Games Consoles and is compatible with Windows XP and is not an older program designed for use with older
Operating Systems such as Windows 95, 98, ME or 2000 or for only other, newer
Operating Systems such as Windows Vista, Windows 7, Linux or Mac OSX. I will also assume it is
stored on a genuine original disc rather than a copy of
It is likely
that it is one of a certain type of games which can only be played with the Disc
in the computer. The original discs of such games can rarely be copied
successfully and when copied discs are used, they tend to produce exactly the
same results you describe.
inserting the disc when requested, leave the disc in the computer and start the
game with disc already inside, ready for XP to immediately recognise and access it without any
doesn't solve the
problem > uninstall the game and all
its components completely from the computer > start > control panel >
add or remove programs >click once to highlight the game's program > Uninstall > yes > OK
> shut down > restart the computer > check that the read surface of the
disc is clean and unscratched, wiping the read surface of the disc in a gentle,
slow, circular motion, using a slightly damp paper towel, if necessary >
install the program again carefully and methodically, looking out for tick box
options you may have missed during previous installations, especially any
alternative option that allows you to choose whether to access the game's files
from the disc during play or, alternatively, to do so from the computer - if so,
choose computer > Restart the computer > leaving the disc inside the
computer, test the game again > to remove the last doubt, test the game
without the disc in the computer.
hope this helps.
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