Nethergate Updates and Tech Support
On this page, you will be able to find all of the latest bug alerts
and updates for Nethergate for both Macintosh and Windows.
If Nethergate isn't running for you, there are several steps you
can take which almost always fix problems. Read about them in the
General Troubleshooting FAQ.
Macintosh Upgrades and Issues:
- If you are using Macintosh OS X and are having trouble getting this game to work, read this.
- he latest version of Nethergate for Macintosh is 1.0.3. Please download it from the main Nethergate page.
Windows Upgrades and Issues:
- The latest version of Nethergate for Windows is 1.0.2. Please download it from the main Nethergate page.
- "16 bit MS-DOS Subsystem" Error
Some people have had a problem with our older games not running on Windows XP. Trying to run the game gives an error similar to this one:
16-bit MS-DOS Subsystem path to the program that you are trying to start or install C:\Windows\System32\config.nt The system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows applications. Choose 'Close' to terminate the application.
This problem is caused by several files in your operating system being damaged. (This damage can be caused by, among other things, a Trojan horse.) More information about the problem can be found here.
We current have working versions of the damaged files available here. Download them, uncompress them, and copy them into the Windows\System32 folder.
Alternately, you can learn more about this problem and how to repair it using your Windows system disks from Microsoft.
- Gateway Users: If you are using a Gateway with a STB
Velocity 128 graphics card, you may have some problems with white
spots appearing all over the terrain. Set your system to 32 bit
color (Truecolor). You can change the system colors by right-clicking
on the desktop, selecting Properties, and clicking on the Settings
- Windows NT and 2000 users: There were a number of problems
with Nethergate on these platforms. Download Windows upgrade v1.0.2
to resolve them.
Reactivating the Character Editor
You can turn off the character editor permanently. Should you have
done this and want your character editor back, this is how to restore
it (written backwards for extra secrecy): fI gnisu a hsotnicaM,
worht yawa eht "etagrehteN secnereferP" elif ni eht secnereferP
redlof. fI gnisu swodniW, eteled eht "tad.hteN" elif ni
eht etagrehteN ataD redlof.