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Win XP compatibility

Discussion in 'DOS/Other' started by lightnb, Apr 7, 2004.

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  1. lightnb

    lightnb Thread Starter

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    Windows had a feature that lets he user select the native OS for a program.

    It only goes to windoze 95 though... I want to run a program that was designed for DOS, or win 3.1. how do I do this?

    It doesn't have a "reboot in DOS mode", and under windoze i get an error message that says my video card is not supported, and I should run the program under DOS.

    Any ideas?
     
  2. kiwiguy

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    XP does not have DOS, only a DOS emulator under Windows.

    The closest you can get is to run from a command prompt under this emulator.

    Start - All Programs - Accessories - Command Prompt.
     
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  4. lightnb

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    what does it do?
     
  5. Whiteskin

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    Just a dos emulator, that allows you to run all sorts of your old dos favorites. I had norton commander running for a while, but it broke in the latest cvs build.
     
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