Running KOTOR/TSL on Vista

There have been some people who have been unable to run the KOTOR series games in Windows Vista. Here are some steps that may help you get things up and going on that OS.
  1. Install the game
    1. Browse the installation disk and find setup.exe
    2. Set compability to WinXP service pack 2
    3. Run as admin
  2. Install the remaining disks as usual
  3. Patch the game
    1. KOTOR: 1.03
    2. TSL: 1.0b
  4. Set the proprieties on swkotor.exe or swkotor2.exe
    1. Set compability to WinXP service pack 2
    2. Run as admin
  5. Download mss32.dll
  6. Replace the old mss32.dll in the main game directory
  7. Run the game