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Windows 7: Old program on Windows 7, x64

29 Sep 2012   #1
grizli123

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Old program on Windows 7, x64

So I have an old program (8 or 16 bit) and it runs only in 32 bit OS. How can I run in on Windows 7, x64 without dualboot or virtual mashine?


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29 Sep 2012   #2
pbcopter

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

You may be able to run it on a program like DOSBox.
It will not run natively on Windows 7 x64.
http://www.dosbox.com/
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29 Sep 2012   #3
grizli123

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hm, and how do I use this program? I do have .exe program.
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29 Sep 2012   #4
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by grizli123 View Post
Hm, and how do I use this program? I do have .exe program.
DosBox has its own forum. Seems like you'd have more luck asking that question on that forum.

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29 Sep 2012   #5
bobkn

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

Dosbox *is* a virtual machine.

That or another VM may be the only way you'll run ancient software on an X64 PC.
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