Reduced color mode (16-bit color)
An application that automatically changes the colour depth to 16-bit and starts Pharaoh in a window. After the game is closed the color depth returns to 32-bit.
Compatibility mode (Windows 2000)
if not exist Pharaoh.exe goto end
if exist Pharaoh.exe.bak goto end
copy Pharaoh.exe Pharaoh.exe.bak
imagecfg -u Pharaoh.exe
imagecfg -a 0x1 Pharaoh.exe
4. Save the file with the .bat extension and place it in <path-to-game>.
5. Run this file to launch the game.