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What contemporary hardware will run 3DS MAX 1?
show user profile  jbzspace
We have archived 3DS projects that we need to revive. We don't have the harware that they 3DS Max 1 ran on back then but would like to work on the .3ds files in the orginal program, which we still have license for.

My question is, will 3DS Max 1 run on contemporary processors on Windows XP or Vista and should their be any issues with graphic cards?

The only firm hardware requirement is that the unit have a paralell port for "passcode dongle". That shouldn't be too tough to meet.

Our notes say that 3ds Max 1 was run on NT4 with 32MB RAM and two 8MB Graphics cards.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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3/31/2009 6:39:32 PM (last edit: 3/31/2009 6:39:32 PM)
show user profile  Kajico
Was 3DS Max 1 still DOS based? If so you may want to get dosbox as Vista, XP and the new incarnations of Windows don't run true DOS anymore.

The alternative would be to run a virtualized instance of Windows NT on your machine.

(\/) (°,,,°) (\/) Woop woop woop!

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3/31/2009 6:43:19 PM (last edit: 3/31/2009 6:43:19 PM)
show user profile  jbzspace
Our notes say that 3ds Max 1 was run on NT4 with 32MB RAM and two 8MB Graphics cards.

The minimum hardware requirements in the manual are Windows NT4, 90Mhz Pentium or faster, 32MB Ram.

I used it back in the late 90s on a dual pentium pro 200 with 128 MB ram and dual ELSA cards with 8 MB each.
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3/31/2009 6:57:26 PM (last edit: 3/31/2009 6:57:26 PM)
show user profile  Dub.
why don't you just open the files in the latest max?

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3/31/2009 11:28:08 PM (last edit: 3/31/2009 11:28:08 PM)
show user profile  jbzspace
We don't use Max.
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3/31/2009 11:29:58 PM (last edit: 3/31/2009 11:29:58 PM)
show user profile  Dub.
ok then.

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4/1/2009 12:31:59 AM (last edit: 4/1/2009 12:31:59 AM)
show user profile  Kajico
sure told you

(\/) (°,,,°) (\/) Woop woop woop!

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4/1/2009 1:12:39 AM (last edit: 4/1/2009 1:12:39 AM)
show user profile  Dejitarujin
I'd go for a virtual machine. Windows XP can't run a lot of programs made for 95 and even 98.

Well, technically, what I'd really do is... Well, never mind that.
Specialty: Non-organic modelling and effects.
Setup: 3D Studio 2010 with finalRender.
Rig: No, no I can't.
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4/1/2009 10:45:03 PM (last edit: 4/1/2009 10:45:03 PM)
show user profile  jareu
buy Max.

He who says it cannot be done is interrupting the man doing it.

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4/1/2009 11:22:44 PM (last edit: 4/1/2009 11:22:51 PM)
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