#15 – The Creature of Kapu Cave Archives


Summer Solstice & Summer Games

Summer has officially commenced! Yesterday was the Summer Solstice or the LONGEST day of the year! I was speaking with the team and was discussing games that are the BEST to play during the summer and wanted to share them with you! The Secret of Shadow Ranch Starting off STRONG is a fan favorite – […]

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Announcing our 2021 Cookie Contest Winners!

Happy January, Clue Crew! I hope you are all having a wonderful start to your 2022! Today we have announced the very talented winners of our Holiday Cookie Contest! I wanna preface this by thanking EVERYONE who sent in submissions and participated in this contest. Every submission was wonderful and made all of us here […]

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Windows 10 Installation

We have successfully tested from game #6 on up on Windows 7, 8, and 10 (we also have had success installing games 3-5 when running in compatibility mode; and games 1-2 using the special instructions on our website and running in compatibility mode) and have found that installing the game when logged in as administrator and […]

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Replacement Game Discs

Replacement discs are available for all games. The replacement cost is $10. Standard USPS shipping is included in the price to all US destinations; replacement discs are not available internationally. **Please note we no longer have replacement discs for the following games: Secrets Can Kill (Remastered) – disc 1 & disc 2 Danger by Design […]

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2753 Error during Install or Uninstall

Windows Error 2753 occurs during installation or uninstallation when a file in the Temp folder is recognized as a duplicate of a file in use. Clearing the Temp folder can resolve this error. 1) Open your Start Menu. 2) If you are using Windows XP, select ‘Run,’ and type in %TEMP% then hit Enter.  If […]

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Unable to Uninstall from Control Panel

If you are unable to uninstall the game from the Control Panel using Add/Remove programs or Uninstall feature, a partial or failed installation of some files is preventing normal installation behavior. Use the Uninstall Tool in the game folder or the Nancy Drew folder. If given the option to Modify, Repair or Remove, choose Remove. […]

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Can’t Save or Load Games

If saved games don’t show game progress, won’t load, or were accidentally overwritten, a failed installation or corrupted file may be preventing games from saving correctly. Uninstalling and reinstalling the game should fix corrupted files. Before uninstalling, copy your saved game folder onto the Desktop. Then delete the saved game folder. The saved game folder […]

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DirectX, DirectDraw, or d3dx9 Error

You may receive one of the following error messages when starting your game: • Application failed because of missing component d3dx9_33dll • DirectX error • DirectDraw or INTDirectdraw error These errors occur when DirectX 9.0 is not correctly installed (multiple versions of DirectX may run at the same time), or a newer version of DirectX […]

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Where can I find the System Requirements for each game?

You can find the system requirements for each Nancy Drew game by clicking the Games tab at the top of the page, then click on the game of your choice. For example, the system requirements for game #26 Tomb of the Lost Queen (PC) are: Operating System: Windows® XP/Vista/7 Minimum System Requirements: – 1.5 GHZ […]

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Windows Vista / Windows 7 Installation

If an older game did not install automatically on your Windows Vista or Windows 7 computer, use the instructions on this page to install your game manually. This page gives instructions for installing older games on Windows Vista/Windows 7 from a game disc. Click here for help installing older games on Windows Vista/7 from a […]

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