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Re: PC: MS Train Sim!
- Subject: Re: PC: MS Train Sim!
- From: weldon@xxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Fri, 4 Jan 2002 04:20:27 GMT
I got the MS Train Simulator, and spent the last 2 hours trying to wrestle it
into my system. I think I have too many other gizmos on my hard drive, thanks
to my teenagers.
I am able to load it uneventfully, and the proper icons appear in the proper
place, but when I click the Train Sim icon, the screen goes black, and a "Sorry
about the inconvenience, but we're shuttin' ya down, Jack" message comes up.
It offers to send a detailed message to the tech guy in Seattle who sits in a
room with no windows or doors, but by then, the drive gets lock jaw, I get
irritated, and my wife gets concerned about the level of indecency my
I tried loading it three times, and each time got the same results.
After reading the exchanges here I was really looking forward to fiddling with
these electrons. Frankly, after wading through the 300-page book and then not
being able to even run the damn thing, I will shortly be returning the program
to the dealer from whence it came, and taking the $45 to the nearest hobby shop
and purchasing whatever 3-dimensional plastic railroad models that strike my
Model railroading is frustrating enough. I don't need to waste any more of my
time in front of the monitor than I already do. Thanks, Bill Gates, but no
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