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Windows 7: QBasic Program to run on Windows 7 64-bit machine

22 Aug 2011   #1

Windows Xp Professional
QBasic Program to run on Windows 7 64-bit machine

Hi All,
I am having a Qbasic application that is designed to work on 32 bit machines.Now i am migrating to "windows 7" 64-bit machine.

What are the Changes i need to carry on?
How can i make the application run successfull?

suggest me the work flow to be done.

Ganesh M

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22 Aug 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 clean install

Hi and welcome to Seven Forums!

It depends on what your application does, more information are requested.

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22 Aug 2011   #3

Don't get your hopes up!

QBasic (Quick Basic) was the version of Basic before Visual Basic, which is now the current standard. QBasic ran on Windows 3.x, and any application written in QBasic required the the module named BRUN45.dll (for QBasic 4.5) to be in the application's execution path.

There have been many changes in the language, and in Windows itself, since QBasic was released. My guess is it is highly unlikely that your QBasic application will run on Win7 and I am not aware of anything you can do about that. If it does run at all you will have to supply a copy of BRUN45.DLL (or the corresponding BRUNXX.DLL for whatever version you have.)
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22 Aug 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 clean install

You can use XP Mode on Windows 7 to use QBasic.
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22 Aug 2011   #5

Windows 7 32 bit

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22 Aug 2011   #6

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64

You might find this thread from the QB64 Forums useful (it lists the various releases of QB64, including the current one V0.936 released 21st June 2011): Windows

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