Need help running Spice 2G6 in Windows XP

Discussion in 'Electronics Resources' started by GreenPuma, Dec 5, 2006.

  1. GreenPuma

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    Dec 5, 2006
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    I'm learning electricity at http://www.ibiblio.org/obp/electricCircuits/ and am still a beginner.

    The lessons make many references to using the program Spice 2G6, which they say needs to be run through Dos.

    I know there are many more current versions of Spice, but as I would like to follow the lessons as closely as possible (at least in the beggining) I would like to be able to run Spice 2G6.

    My problem is that I have windows XP, and am not very affluent in Dos.

    Is there anyone who could explain to me how I would get this running on my machine?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Dave

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    I have moved this post to its own thread in the General Electronic Chat to increase its exposure.

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  3. kubeek

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    The problem is that XP don´t have any dos. You can try to use start->run cmd (enter) and then go to the directory you need (use cd "dir you want to go to" and cd.. (to go one level up))

    If the program does´t run, you can try to get an old boot-disk with dos and boot from floppy drive. But if you have NTFS file system you won´t be able to get to your disk.
     
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