WC4 DOS version

Sharpshooter

Rear Admiral
Hi guys!

So I was playing the GOG DOS version of Wing Commander 4, and I got to the part where you have to "insert" the second CD. Since the full version is supposed to be installed on my hard drive, I just pressed enter, and then I got a read error. Pressing Ctrl + F4 to try to swap CDs does not help. Does anyone know how I could solve this problem, or failing that, could anyone please give me the full list of files on the second WC4 CD so that I can try to solve the problem on my own (I would try to "recreate" the second CD with the files I already have)?

EDIT : All right, so I checked the file list for the second CD of the French version of WC4 and used that to build an ISO image. However, DosBox refused to mount the image, claiming it was invalid or something. So I first mounted the ISO image to a virtual drive with Windows, then mounted the virtual drive with DosBox. However, I am still getting a read error when trying to read from the second CD. My guess is that there is a problem with the GOG DOS version of Wing Commander 4 - this version is likely unfinishable; I doubt you can even get past the first "chapter". I'm going to try letting them know about the problem.
 
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ginger_tigra

2nd Lieutenant
could anyone please give me the full list of files on the second WC4 CD
Maybe you will find useful a list of files on CDs:
Code:
CD #1: label: WC4_104F_1  serial: FACE-88CC
1995-11-19  18:24            61 280 BOOTDISK.EXE
1995-11-29  12:29         9 938 735 CATALOG.EXE
1996-01-24  06:58        21 102 807 GAMEFLOW.TRE
1996-01-24  06:54           116 588 GLOBALS.IFF
1995-05-17  13:10            83 152 HMIDET.386
1994-11-19  20:24           186 864 HMIDRV.386
1995-10-02  01:49                24 INSTALL.BAT
1996-01-24  06:57         4 511 590 INSTALL.TRE
1994-08-31  13:28            23 624 JEMM.OVL
1996-05-21  02:36             9 127 JOYSTICK.TXT
1996-01-25  00:10         5 010 335 LANGUAGE.TRE
1994-10-28  17:00             9 216 MCGA.DLL
1996-01-25  19:50         4 464 929 MISSIONS.TRE
1996-01-26  17:38       496 807 696 MOVIES1.TRE
1996-01-24  07:45        12 488 186 MUSIC1.TRE
1996-01-25  06:53        12 700 469 OBJECTS.TRE
1996-05-21  01:06             2 467 QWING4.B50
1996-05-21  01:08             2 092 QWING4.M50
1996-05-21  02:57            43 261 README.TXT
1996-01-22  13:54            17 920 RUNWC4.EXE
1995-10-02  01:49                24 SETUP.BAT
1996-01-25  20:14        38 657 240 SPECIAL1.TRE
1996-01-22  13:55            16 896 STARTWC4.EXE
1994-09-24  16:49            74 412 UNIVBE.EXE
1994-11-10  19:02            23 040 VESA480.DLL
1996-01-15  09:33             7 544 WC4.ANM
1995-12-13  22:33               731 WC4.CDS
1996-05-21  01:07                17 WC4.DSK
1996-01-26  21:14         1 158 904 WC4.EXE
1995-12-08  20:24               730 WC4.KEY
1996-05-21  01:08             2 565 WC4.M50
1995-11-29  00:36             2 393 WC4.PHX
1996-01-24  00:04               730 WC4EAGLE.KEY
1996-05-21  01:06             1 906 WC4FLCS.B50
1996-05-21  01:06             2 733 WC4FLCS2.B50
1996-01-24  06:48               162 WC4LANG.IFF
1996-01-23  23:59             4 847 WCIV.FBD
1995-11-08  14:53               766 WCIV.ICO
1996-05-21  01:05             2 608 WING4.ADV
1996-05-21  01:06             1 501 WINGCM4.ADV
1996-01-24  18:08               976 WINGCM4.MDF

CD #2: label: WC4_102F_2 serial: CB03-C3A3
1996-01-24  08:30        21 102 807 GAMEFLOW.TRE
1996-01-24  08:27         4 511 590 INSTALL.TRE
1996-01-25  06:36         5 010 335 LANGUAGE.TRE
1996-01-25  19:49         4 464 929 MISSIONS.TRE
1996-01-18  02:55       538 455 824 MOVIES2.TRE
1996-01-24  09:35        11 767 290 MUSIC2.TRE
1996-01-25  07:03        12 700 469 OBJECTS.TRE
1996-01-22  13:54            17 920 RUNWC4.EXE
1996-01-25  20:21        41 988 029 SPECIAL2.TRE

CD #3: label: WC4_102F_3 serial: F5F8-B0C5
1996-01-24  08:28        21 102 807 GAMEFLOW.TRE
1996-01-24  08:27         4 511 590 INSTALL.TRE
1996-01-25  06:36         5 010 335 LANGUAGE.TRE
1996-01-25  19:50         4 464 929 MISSIONS.TRE
1996-01-18  02:11       528 885 520 MOVIES3.TRE
1996-01-24  10:18        11 767 290 MUSIC2.TRE
1996-01-25  07:25        12 700 469 OBJECTS.TRE
1996-01-22  13:54            17 920 RUNWC4.EXE
1996-01-25  20:44        44 285 838 SPECIAL3.TRE

CD #4: label: WC4_102F_4 serial: 3314-D20B
1996-06-10  19:19        21 102 807 GAMEFLOW.TRE
1996-06-10  19:19         4 511 590 INSTALL.TRE
1996-06-10  19:19         5 010 335 LANGUAGE.TRE
1996-06-10  19:19         4 464 929 MISSIONS.TRE
1996-06-10  19:19       537 007 888 MOVIES4.TRE
1996-06-10  19:19        11 859 450 MUSIC3.TRE
1996-06-10  19:19        12 700 469 OBJECTS.TRE
1996-06-10  19:19            17 920 RUNWC4.EXE
1996-06-10  19:19        49 835 383 SPECIAL4.TRE

CD #5: label: WC4_102F_5 serial: 05F0-B0E1
1996-06-10  21:24        21 102 807 GAMEFLOW.TRE
1996-06-10  21:24         4 511 590 INSTALL.TRE
1996-06-10  21:24         5 010 335 LANGUAGE.TRE
1996-06-10  21:24         4 464 929 MISSIONS.TRE
1996-06-10  21:24       525 043 472 MOVIES5.TRE
1996-06-10  21:24        11 859 450 MUSIC3.TRE
1996-06-10  21:24        12 700 469 OBJECTS.TRE
1996-06-10  21:24            17 920 RUNWC4.EXE
1996-06-10  21:24        45 983 047 SPECIAL5.TRE

CD #6: label: WC4_102F_6 serial: DA94-4DB1
1996-01-24  07:03        21 102 807 GAMEFLOW.TRE
1996-01-24  07:02         4 511 590 INSTALL.TRE
1996-01-25  06:38         5 010 335 LANGUAGE.TRE
1996-01-25  19:51         4 464 929 MISSIONS.TRE
1995-12-15  11:12       481 541 904 MOVIES6.TRE
1996-01-24  08:07        12 013 050 MUSIC4.TRE
1996-01-25  07:08        12 700 469 OBJECTS.TRE
1996-01-22  13:54            17 920 RUNWC4.EXE
1996-01-25  20:19        35 227 314 SPECIAL6.TRE
But I suspect that immediate cause of error is not absence of some file(s) on second CD but presence of some file(s) on first CD or in game directory. Try to install game from CD with minimal set of files and then play game with first CD inserted, and remove it and insert second CD when game request it.
 
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