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********************************************************************************************************** WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE?

2ND EDITION ******************************************************************** IMPORTANT LAST MINUTE INFORMATION Sold Out Software ReadMe V.2.5.5 ENGLISH

********************************************************************************************************** **NOTE** For further help and information please refer to the Sold Out HelpBox, which is on the Sold Out Installer. To open the HelpBox, click on the <?> icon on the left-hand side of the Sold Out installers screen. ********************************************************************************************************** Contained in this 'ReadMe' file: 1. Sold-Out Software quick reference guide 2. About Adobe Acrobat Reader. 3. Instructions for installing the software. 4. Instructions for loading the software. 5. Last Minute Information & FAQ's 6. Troubleshooting. 7. Product Support ********************************************************************************************************** 1. SOLD OUT SOFTWARE QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE ********************************************************************** Loading computer games can sometimes be a daunting task. We here at Sold Out Software try to make the installation of our games as quick, simple and effortless as possible. To aid yourself in the installation of this piece of software it is helpful that you have at hand certain bits of information regarding your system set-up. 1. The drive letters associated with your machine: All computers have letters assigned to different drives. By default your 'floppy' drive will have the letter A:\ assigned to it, your hard drive will be C:\ and your CD-ROM will be lettered D:\. If, let's say, you have more than one hard Drive then it is most likely that the second hard drive would be D:\ and your CD-ROM would have E:\ assigned to it. To avoid confusion, it is recommended that you familiarise yourself with the letters assigned to your computer's drives before trying to install your game. To do this, click on the 'My Computer' icon on your Windows desktop with your right mouse button and then select 'Explore' with the left mouse button. The left-hand window will contain all your drives and applicable letters. 2. When we specify 'default directory' it means the directory and drive that the game installation has been pre-set to install to. You may change the installation directory if, let's say, all games are installed to a directory called 'Games' on your system. ********************************************************************************************************** 2. ADOBE ACROBAT READER AND YOUR ELECTRONIC MANUAL

************************************************************************************** We have provided an electronic manual for this product. This manual is in a PDF format, which requires Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0 or better to view. We have provided you with Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0 for Windows 95/98, Me and XP. Once you have successfully installed Acrobat Reader 4.0 you can open the electronic manual PDF file, which is located on your CD-ROM and called MANUAL. Use the scroll bar to browse through the pages (for full instructions on Acrobat Reader use the on-line guide from the Help menu). You are free to distribute Adobe Acrobat Reader but you must follow to Adobe's License Agreement and proprietary notices that are contained in the Reader installer program. For further information see the ADOBE_C file within the SONOW\ACROBAT folder on your CD-ROM.

Adobe Acrobat Reader --------------------------------To manually install Acrobat Reader you should do the following: 1. Go to the 'Start' button on your Windows taskbar, 2. Select 'Run', 3. Type: D:\SONOW\ACROBAT\SETUP.EXE (Assuming that the letter of your CD-ROM drive is D:) 4. Click 'OK'. Manual ----------To view the manual you should do the following: 1. Go to the 'Start' button on your Windows taskbar, 2. Select 'Run', 3. Type: D:\MANUAL.PDF (Assuming that the letter of your CD-ROM drive is D:) 4. Click 'OK'. Or simply open the manual by clicking the 'View Manual' button on our installer. (Scroll down to section 3 for details on how to launch the Sold Out installer)

********************************************************************************************************** 3. INSTALLING WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE? 2ND EDITION *************************************************************************************** The following is the complete step-by-step loading instructions for WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE? 2ND EDITION.

1. Insert the 'WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE? 2ND EDITION' CD in your CD-ROM drive. 2. The Autorun should automatically launch the Sold Out installer, if it does not come up then follow these instructions: Click 'START' on your Windows taskbar,

Select 'RUN' and then type: D:\SETUP.NOW.EXE (Where D: represents the letter of your CD-ROM drive) Click OK. If you still cannot see the Sold Out installer then please refer to Section 6 (Troubleshooting) later in this file. 3. Click on the 'Install Game' button. 4. Read through the licence agreement and if you accept the terms, click on 'I ACCEPT', then click 'Next'. 5. At the Welcome screen click 'Next' to continue. 6. Read through the licence and if you accept the terms, click on 'I accept' then click 'Next' to continue. 7. Select which setup type you would like to install, Complete (Recommended), or Custom. Also select if you would like to install DirectX 7.0a and click 'Next'. 8. Click 'Install'. 9. Please wait while the game files are now copied to your machine. 10. Click 'Finish' to complete the installation. 11. If you have installed DirectX, you will need to restart your PC before running the game. ********************************************************************************************************** 4. LOADING WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE? 2ND EDITION ************************************************************************************ Go to the 'Start' button on your Windows taskbar, Select - 'Programs', Select - 'Eidos Interactive', Select - 'Hothouse Creations', Select - 'WWTBAM 2nd Edition', Then click on - 'WWTBAM 2nd Edition'. You will be ready to play the game.

********************************************************************************************************** 5. LAST MINUTE INFORMATION & FAQ's ******************************************************* Video Issues ========== If you encounter any video problems then you will need to obtain the latest drivers for your card. These can usually be found on the manufacturers web site. On some systems you may experience minor graphical corruption on the loading screen when returning to the game after switching out to windows or another application. If you observe any flickering graphic elements on a system equipped with a GeForce2 graphics card then you will need to download the latest drivers from <http://www.nvidia.com/> There is some known graphical corruption with Permedia 2 based graphics cards such as the Diamond FireGL 1000 and the Hercules Dynamite 3D/GL. There are no known solutions at this time.

Performance Issues ================ If the video sequences are running slowly, then you can either switch them to Low Quality or completely disable them from the Options screen, which is accessible from the Main Menu. Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Second Edition runs best if you make sure you have no other programs running in the background, including ones that are in the Windows taskbar before you run the game. Game performance can be significantly greater when you have more available system memory and/or video memory. If you choose to install DirectX 7 you will need to reboot your PC once the process is complete for DirectX set-up to complete the installation procedure. ====================================================================== If you are experiencing any other problems, the following information may be of assistance: Driver Problems ============= The vast majority of problems that you are likely to encounter are probably related to drivers that allow the game to make optimum use of your systems resources. In particular, video games are most influenced by Microsofts DirectX drivers, which are responsible for various aspects of your system including : video, sound, controller input, 3D graphic functions, CD-ROM access and other functions. If you do experience problems, always ensure that you are using the latest drivers for these devices, and that your DirectX installation shows these devices as being certified (with DXDIAG).

CD-ROM Problems =============== Make sure that the CD-ROM disk is in the correct drive, with the label facing upwards. The CD-ROM disk must be in the drive to install or run the game. If you have two CD-ROM drives, the CD must be placed in the drive whose drive letter comes alphabetically first for the game to work. Ensure that the CD-ROM disk is free from any markings or scratches which may interfere with normal operation. If the disk requires cleaning, gently wipe the surface with a dry, non-abrasive cloth. Sound Problems ============== Make sure that your speakers or headphones are plugged into the correct socket, and that the volume control is at an appropriate level. If you are using powered speakers, ensure that the power is on. If you continue to experience problems, ensure that the Volume Control taskbar icon (depicted by a small yellow speaker) is present. Double-clicking this icon will open the Volume Control window. Make sure that the Wave and Master Volume controls are set at an appropriate level and that the Mute feature is not enabled. ********************************************************************************************************** 6. TROUBLESHOOTING ********************************** More Help ========= For further help and information please refer to the Sold Out HelpBox, which is on the Sold Out Installer. To open the HelpBox, click on the <?> icon on the left-hand side of the Sold Out installer's screen.

The Sold Out installer does not load ============================= For the Sold Out installer to work you must have the following configuration on your machine: * Microsoft Internet Explorer 4 or above * Macromedia Shockwave(TM) Player * Display properties must be 'Small fonts'. If you get an error message on the Preload screen then click on the 'AutoFix' button. To change you display properties to small fonts: ---------------------------------------------------------------------1. Go to the 'Start' button on your Windows taskbar, 2. Select 'Settings', 3. Select 'Control Panel', 4. Double-click on the 'Display' icon, 5. Select 'Appearance', 6. Change the font settings to 'Small Fonts'. 7. Click on 'OK' button to apply changes OR 1. Go to the 'Start' button on your Windows taskbar, 2. Select 'Settings', 3. Select 'Control Panel', 4. Double-click on the 'Display' icon, 5. Click on the 'Settings' tab, 6. Click on the 'Advanced' button, 7. Select the 'General' tab, 8. And change the font settings to 'Small Fonts'. 9. Click on 'OK' button to apply changes

To bypass the Sold Out installer and load the separate components on this CD follow the instructions below.

The Game --------------To install the game you should do the following... 1. Go to the 'Start' button on your Windows taskbar, 2. Select 'Run', 3. Type: D:\SETUP.EXE (Assuming that the letter of your CD-ROM drive is D:) 4. Click 'OK'. 5. You should now refer to Section 3 from step 4, to install the game.

Adobe Acrobat Reader ---------------------------------

To install Adobe Acrobat Reader you should do the following... 1. Go to the 'Start' button on your Windows taskbar, 2. Select 'Run', 3. Type: D:\SONOW\ACROBAT\SETUP.EXE (Assuming that the letter of your CD-ROM drive is D:) 4. Click 'OK'.

Manual ----------To view the manual you should do the following... 1. Go to the 'Start' button on your Windows taskbar, 2. Select 'Run', 3. Type: D:\MANUAL.PDF (Assuming that the letter of your CD-ROM drive is D:) 4. Click 'OK'.

DirectX ----------To install DirectX you should do the following... 1. Go to the 'Start' button on your Windows taskbar, 2. Select 'Run', 3. Type: D:\DIRECTX7\DXSETUP.EXE (Assuming that the letter of your CD-ROM drive is D:) 4. Click 'OK'.

Internet Explorer -----------------------To install Microsoft Internet Explorer you should do the following... 1. Go to the 'Start' button on your Windows taskbar, 2. Select 'Run', 3. Type: D:\SONOW\IE\IE5SETUP.EXE (Assuming that the letter of your CD-ROM drive is D:) 4. Click 'OK'.

Macromedia Shockwave(TM) Player --------------------------------------------------To install Macromedia shockwave(TM) Player you should do the following... 1. Go to the 'Start' button on your Windows taskbar, 2. Select 'Run', 3. Type: D:\SONOW\SW\SWSETUP.EXE (Assuming that the letter of your CD-ROM drive is D:) 4. Click 'OK'.

MSVBVM50.DLL Error ================== If the error "The MSVBVM50.DLL file is linked to missing export OLEAUT32.DLL:421." occurs while installing the game. The error occurs because during the setup process, the MSVBVM50.DLL file requires a version of OLEAUT32.DLL that is newer than what comes with the original version of Windows 95. Therefore you will need to replace this file with the copy supplied with this software. To replace the file simply double click on AXDIST.EXE file which can be found in \SONOW\EXTRAS directory on the CD. You will also have to restart your computer for the changes to take effect. When done, launch SETUP.NOW again and try to reinstall.

********************************************************************************************************** 7. PRODUCT SUPPORT ********************************* Please read the following section before calling technical support: Because of the millions of different hardware and software combinations possible with today's Personal Computers, you may still have to refer to your computer manufacturer of software publisher to properly configure their product to run our game. Contacting Tech Support -----------------------------------If you have technical questions about the game, our Technical Support Department is here to help. Our web site contains up-to-date information on the most common difficulties with our products. If you are unable to find the information you need on our web site, please feel free to contact us via e-mail, telephone, Fax or mail (for contact us details - see below). If possible, be at your computer when you call. The support representative will need specific information about your computer and may need you to access or change some of the files while you are on the telephone. If it is impossible for you to be at your computer, be sure to have the following information: A listing of your computer's hardware and the settings from Device Manager, including what sound and video card you system has. (Contact your computer manufacturer if you aren't sure.) What version of Windows you are using. What version of DirectX(tm) is currently loaded on your computer? How the game is currently configured. The version number of the game (if possible).

Our tech support personnel will do their very best to get our software working on your system, so please be patient with them. Certain times of the year (around Christmas, or when we release a brand new game) the Tech Support lines can get rather busy. If you need faster support or wish to view the most frequently asked questions

(FAQs) please use our web site and check the Tech Support web pages (see below). This is where the most common problems can be fixed with easy step-by-step instructions, and we recommend trying it before contacting the Tech Support line. The answer to your question just might be sitting right there.

Also, if you have any questions about this or any other Sold Out Software product, please contact our Customer Service/Technical Support Group. For contact us details see below.

Contact "Sold Out Software" details: ============================== Customer Service is available on Monday to Friday (except Public and Bank holidays) from 10.00AM to 1.00PM and 2.00PM to 5.00PM (GMT).

Address: Technical Support Sold Out Software 122 Southwark Street London SE1 0SW United Kingdom Tel: Fax: E-mail: Website: +44 (0) 20 7928 9655 +44 (0) 20 7261 0540 support@sold-out.co.uk www.sold-out.co.uk

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Disclaimer -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -Although Sold Out believes this Game and any attachments to be free of any virus or other defect which may affect your computer, it is the responsibility of the recipient to ensure that it is virus free and Sold Out does not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage arising in any way from its use. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------