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Jurassic Park not working

posted by Garyj800 on - last edited - Viewed by 324 users
I just downloaded JP and cant get the game to work. It keeps telling me to run the application from the directory it was installed. I've uninstalled and re-installed. I've put it on the C drive and on the D drive and cant get it to work. Please help me get this game working or I would like a refund. From the looks of these forums this seems to be a common trend. Please respond to this either way.
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    DjNDB Moderator
    Do you get the "could not load gamedata" error?
    If so, you should uninstall it and try reinstalling it following my instructions.
    For most people the unzipping is a culprit. The archive needs to be extracted entirely first. Then the JurassicPark100_Setup.exe needs to be run from the extracted folder.
  • Going off your instructions I was able to get the game to install and open. As you said it was not unzipping correctly. I had been using WinZip to unzip it and that apparently was the problem because as soon as I uninstalled WinZip and unzipped the JP file it installed and worked fine.

    Thanks for your help.
    Gary
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    DjNDB Moderator
    That's great. Do you remember which WinZip Version you had?
  • It was on my computer for a few years. If I remember correctly I think it was 12.1 or 12.7, that's what it said as it was uninstalling from my computer.
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    DjNDB Moderator
    Thanks. At least now i know that some old WinZip versions might have issues.
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