If you have a Pentium class computer, the game will be too fast
for you to play. Get this utility. Slows down your copy of Ultima
VII: Black Gate or Forge of Virtue.
Slows down your copy of Ultima VII: Black Gate or Forge of Virtue.
Use this if Moslo doesn't work for you.
Small & powerful PC slow down TSR. Shareware, $10 to register.
Works for only 5 minutes if not registered.
Memory Documents and Utilities
Ultima VII in Windows 9x and XP can be achieved thanks to fans around the world. All of the files here should also be compatible with Serpent Isle.
A guide to running the game with full sound and enhanced graphics by using the free source DOS emulation program. This provides the best way to experience Ultima VII the way it was meant to be. Enjoy!
This free source program runs Ultima VII beautifully in modern operating systems. However, do note that this program still has some bugs as of v1.2, and is personally recommended to try using the above guide to play in DOS.
As the title says, play Ultima VII in PSP. There are some game stopping bugs though, so do read the readme file.
The best and my personally preferred way. This project is specially done to cater for those DOS games that can't be run in modern operating systems. EMS/UMB must be disabled to use this.
Type "MixerSet FM +350" in the console for better volume balance. Also use Sound Blaster as the Sound Blaster Pro in Install.Exe caused graphical glitches on mine. I would say it is 95% compatible, with minor graphical glitches. See the guide for more help.
This is the new utility for playing under Windows XP. Though not as speed efficient as U7Win9x, it is still faster than the Windows 2000 version. Instructions provided. Note that VDMSound is required to get the sound working.
This package is the complete upgrade
solution for Win9x/ME/2000 users who want to play Ultima 7 without
the need of a MSDOS boot diskette. It also patches the two games
to make full use of the GM/GS capabilities of recent sound cards
(i.e. : Soundblaster Live!). Using this in Windows 2000 requires
a fast CPU.
awesome new utility allows playing of U7BG/SI under a MS-DOS window
(full-screen) in Win95/98. Best thing about this utility is, it
allows you to use SBLive! Can be run under 2000 for powerful PCs.
This document explains how to run Ultima VII
in Windows 2000/XP. Basically, you emulate Windows 95/98/DOS using
a emulation software (VMWare, not free) and run Ultima from there. Note that technical expertise is a must.
that installs a plug and play sound card in dos, so you don't have
to set your own "set > blaster=etc" line in config.sys.
For old sound cards (SBAWE64 and older). Addresses the "speech
card initialisation failed" error. Thanks to Dale Toney.
If you want Ultima VII to work under Windows 95/98, this shareware
program will slow it and even give sound. Instructions are provided
in the Readme file inside.
With this SoundFont file, the sounds in the game will sound
just as they are meant to be.
Targeted at people who do not know much about DOS, this document
explains everything in detail to get Ultima VII running. Great
website! Check it out!
This nifty zip file has all the
utilities needed to run Ultima VII in normal speed. Includes MOUSE.EXE
and MOSLO.EXE, both programs which help you. Fixes memory problems
too. Not for Windows NT/XP users.
Memory-Efficient Mouse Drivers - Microsoft (14.3 KB) and Cute Mouse (37.9 KB)
mouse drivers take very little memory.
Microsoft Mouse - 11K Conventional Memory
Cute Mouse - 7K Conventional Memory (Nagy Daniel)
This has been an answer to many a Ultima Fan prayer. It lets programs
use Upper Memory without enabling that "protected mode" which Ultima
VII despises. Not for Windows NT/XP users.
This Zip file tells you how
to speed up Ultima VII if your computer is too slow for the game.
Not that it does happen, I've just placed it here for convenience.
Basically, it makes use of copying the whole game to RAM.