Quest 5 Patches
Quest 5 small bug fix patch (18,2
Fixes several small bugs, no need to reinstall the game. A word
of caution: this patch is meant only for versions lower than 1.03.
To see what version you have, open the file VERSION with notepad
(or type "edit version" if you're using DOS). If your
version is 1.03 or lower, then you might need this patch. However,
if I'm correct, version 1.04 (supplied with the Space Quest Collection)
does not need this patch.
Quest 4 and 5 sound patch
This update corrects a problem with some Soundblaster cards in which
only the first digitalized sound effect is heard. It also fixes
the "unable to initialize audio hardware" error.
Space Quest 5 has several timer issues that occur if you play the
game on a fast computer (150 Mhz +). Various animations run too
fast and it's almost impossible to resque Cliffy in the EVA pod.
If you have these problems too, you need the timer patch. Check
out my very complete Timer Issue article by clicking on the link
above. The article contains links to programs, utilities, fixes,
patches and tips you can use to fix the timer problems! For starters,
check out this
webpage. New Rising Sun has developed some awesome fixes that
COMPLETELY ELIMINATE the timer problems. The website includes enough
information how to install the patches correctly. These patched
are HIGHLY recommended and preferred in favour of slow down utilities