After original Panzer General for DOS game was made for Windows 95 operating system. Available for download is full version with all multimedia embedded in it.
Panzer General for Windows 95 version 1.2 - 88,5MB
Download full game with included fix to run it under Windows 7.
Follow instructions in ReadMe file provided with the package.
Reduced Panzer General for Windows 95 version 1.2 - 15,5MB
Download reduced Panzer General for Windows 95 package version 1.2.
It is lacking MOVIES and VOICE folders. In the past such reduced packages were distributed because of slow internet connections and bandwidth limitations. Omitting introductory movies and voice overs does not affect gameplay. Today when running old games on new computers is becoming a problem you may have better chances in running the game without some of its audio-visual effects.
Panzer General for Windows 95 cd ISO version 1.2 - 248MB
Download ISO image of Panzer General for Windows 95 version 1.2
Extract 7z file to get Panzer General for Windows 95 ISO, 458 MB in total. This cd ISO contains bundled Panzer General for Windows as well as Panzer General for DOS. You can burn this ISO file to a physical disk like CD or DVD with some burning software or you could mount the ISO cd image with virtual drive software like DAEMON Tools. Using virtual drive software is more convenient because you do not need to have physical game disk. All you need is an ISO cd image on your hard drive and virtual drive software. When you mount an ISO image into a virtual drive you can install the game and if installation went successfully you could play it with ISO image mounted on virtual drive. This is because the game could not run if you do not have a cd in your (virtual) drive and some of multimedia files will not be placed on hard drive during installation. Even with ISO image mounted on virtual drive you will probably need to adjust compatibility mode for application exe in order to run it under later versions of Windows.
Panzer General for Windows 95 version 1.2 no-cd crack - 534KB
Download unofficial Panzer General exe pre patched to version 1.2.
It also serves as a no-cd crack and has a workaround for so called "prestige bug" affecting PBEM games. Extract zip archive into main Panzer General folder on your hard drive and replace original exe with this one.
WING32.DLL - 5,4KB
Download Wing32.DLL a part of a graphics library for old Windows Applications.
Under 32-bit operating system extract zip archive containing wing32.dll to C:\Windows\System32. If you are running 64-bit operating system extract zip archive to C:\Windows\SysWOW64. Exact file path may differ depending on drive letter where your operating system is installed, D:\, E:\ etc..
If you have problems running Panzer General on your computer you should try to fix compatibility issue for this old game. Main difference in dealing with it depends whether you have 32-bit or 64-bit operating system. For 32-bit operating system you should copy wing32.dll to your ...\Windows\system32 folder and for 64-bit operating system you should copy that same file under ...Windows\SysWOW64 folder. Locate root folder where your Panzer General is installed. Right click PG.exe and select Properties. Under Compatibility tab check the following check boxes: Run this program in compatibility mode for Windows 95 and Run in 256 colors. If compatibility mode for Windows 95 does not work try some other mode instead like Windows XP. This is especially the case with 64-bit operating systems on your computer. Also make sure to enable Run as Administrator option.