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How to run Fifth Element in Windows 7

Posted: Sun Jul 13, 2014 10:31 am
by Mr.Mouse
If you ever wanted to install and run The Fifth Element (1998) on Windows 7, then do the following.
Option 1. Copy the content of E082-008sodato the installation folder of T5E.
Option 2. Add the parameter -D3D to the start-up of the game (using a new short-cut).
Then change the name of dbghelp.dll in C:\WINDOWS \system32, AND in C:\WINDOWS\SysWOW64 (if you have x64). You can change it to anything other, just make sure the game can’t find it. Thanks to RUTracker.

Re: How to run Fifth Element in Windows 7

Posted: Fri Sep 05, 2014 3:45 pm
by Hereintheblack
Awesome! Love seeing support for older titles on newer OS. There's nothing sadder than trying to boot up an old nostalgic favourite from you childhood and realising it speaks a different language to all the newfangled techno-boop wizardry of the modern age. xD

Re: How to run Fifth Element in Windows 7

Posted: Tue Aug 23, 2016 11:19 am
by jamesgarcia
Thanks for the information...