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Windows 7: How do can run 16-bit Applications on Windows 8.1?

03 Apr 2018   #11
NerferMCGamer

Windows 8.1 32 bit with dual-boot (Windows 7 32bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mrjimphelps View Post
RAM won't get damaged by Virtual Box. Drivers might possibly get damaged, but not likely.

What was it that caused you to conclude that your RAM and drivers got damaged by Virtual Box?
My Computer is actually designed for 32-bit systems but the IT installed the 64-bit version, Now, The RAM is designed for 32-bit computer, So later on, I installed Windows NT 4.0 on it with its Guest Additions while NT 4.0 is on 64-bit system and now, I installed Minecraft Java Edition on my Main Computer (Which I need for Youtube) now, Windows NT 4.0 started to bluescreen my Main computer, and I played Minecraft, And I noticed that Graphics getting worse (It gets blurry and messy), And later on, Crashes so much, While again, I tried VirtualBox again, and worsly messed up drivers+RAM, and now, Everytime I boot is just bluescreen (after the "Starting Windows logo") until, I tried restore point, and later on, again, bluescreen. Until the computer won't boot (Wont even turn on the screen, just the Computer lights (like the Disk light blinks) Now, the IT removed the 1GB RAM (In the total of 3GB RAM), Then the problem got fixed, but drivers wont work correctly, now, the IT reinstalled my computer and worked fine and nice. Then I upgraded to Windows 8.1 due to proxy errors caused by a virus, and the problem fixed. Now, I'm trying to use virtualbot but it doesn't work because I don't have a Graphics card and accelerator, Because the removal of the 1GB RAM Support the Graphics accelerator, and now, I don't have any graphics accelerator that have supported to run VirtualBox, I need more RAM, But my computer is old and my Dad will never buy me a new ones.

Error codes from RAM Damage:
0xc0000021a (System sub-system error and user-subsystem error)
0xc00000005 (Hardware error)


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03 Apr 2018   #12
mrjimphelps

Linux Mint 18.2 xfce 64-bit (VMWare host) / Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit (VMWare guest)
 
 

Have you overclocked your CPU? That, or maybe dust or an electrical problem, might have damaged your RAM. But Virtual Box didn't damage it.

Have other electrical devices ever been damaged at your location? If so, that might indicate electrical problems.

If your computer is full of dust, then the RAM might have overheated and gotten damaged.
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06 Apr 2018   #13
NerferMCGamer

Windows 8.1 32 bit with dual-boot (Windows 7 32bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mrjimphelps View Post
Have you overclocked your CPU? That, or maybe dust or an electrical problem, might have damaged your RAM. But Virtual Box didn't damage it.

Have other electrical devices ever been damaged at your location? If so, that might indicate electrical problems.

If your computer is full of dust, then the RAM might have overheated and gotten damaged.
Nope, Its not overheated. The RAM is deisgned for 32-bit systems but the IT installed an 64-bit system. Also the applications with the main culprit which is VirtualBox. It just started with "SYSTEM_SETTING_CHANGE" Bluescreen and "DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_EQUAL". It is not cause by dust. The IT Said that the RAM Damaged due to Incompatible 64-Bit systems causing ram to damage. Now, I dont have graphics card anymore. It will not run Virtualbox.
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06 Apr 2018   #14
mrjimphelps

Linux Mint 18.2 xfce 64-bit (VMWare host) / Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit (VMWare guest)
 
 

The tech put the wrong kind of RAM in your machine, and admitted it, yet he told you that it was damaged due to "incompatible 64-bit systems causing ram to damage"? The truth is, it was damaged because it was the wrong kind of RAM for your computer.

Perhaps he had some RAM available, and he wanted to sell it, so he sold it to you, even though it was not the correct type for your computer. Maybe he pulled it out of another computer and put it into your computer. And who knows what kind of static damage that RAM might have, due to someone at some point touching the gold tabs on it without first grounding their hands on some metal (to get the static electricity out of their hands)? Static damage might not show up for weeks or months; then at some point the RAM fails.

I suggest you never go to that shop again for any kind of computer purchase or repair.
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06 Apr 2018   #15
NerferMCGamer

Windows 8.1 32 bit with dual-boot (Windows 7 32bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mrjimphelps View Post
The tech put the wrong kind of RAM in your machine, and admitted it, yet he told you that it was damaged due to "incompatible 64-bit systems causing ram to damage"? The truth is, it was damaged because it was the wrong kind of RAM for your computer.

Perhaps he had some RAM available, and he wanted to sell it, so he sold it to you, even though it was not the correct type for your computer. Maybe he pulled it out of another computer and put it into your computer. And who knows what kind of static damage that RAM might have, due to someone at some point touching the gold tabs on it without first grounding their hands on some metal (to get the static electricity out of their hands)? Static damage might not show up for weeks or months; then at some point the RAM fails.

I suggest you never go to that shop again for any kind of computer purchase or repair.
Anyways, STOP TALKING ABOUT THIS POST. I am was abandoning this problem. I have an app that I need for 16-bit system. (I posted it here cause I was banned on EightForums)
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06 Apr 2018   #16
mrjimphelps

Linux Mint 18.2 xfce 64-bit (VMWare host) / Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit (VMWare guest)
 
 

The only reason I posted was because I thought you wanted information. I've been doing this type of work for a very long time, and I've seen a lot of things along the way. So I have a lot of knowledge in this field.

Perhaps you were banned on EightForums because you are rude to people who sincerely try to help you? A simple "Thank you for your help, but I'm moving on" would be a lot better than "STOP TALKING ABOUT THIS POST".
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07 Apr 2018   #17
NerferMCGamer

Windows 8.1 32 bit with dual-boot (Windows 7 32bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mrjimphelps View Post
Perhaps you were banned on EightForums because you are rude to people who sincerely try to help you? A simple "Thank you for your help, but I'm moving on" would be a lot better than "STOP TALKING ABOUT THIS POST".
But sorry about that, I can't control it. I have ADHD. Plus I just posted a problem in eightforums and I did'nt reply anyone. I'm just waiting for help (No replies and quote in that time), And I was banned as requested.
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07 Apr 2018   #18
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x3, Ubuntu
 
 

Posting things like " I hate You All" will not keep you a member of any decent forum - curb your posting of defamatory statements or you will be removed from here too
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07 Apr 2018   #19
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x3, Ubuntu
 
 

The only way to get a 16bit application to run is to use a 16 bit or 32 bit version of windows, or you could use a virtualized windows 32 bit OS

64 Bit operating systems cannot run 16 bit by design, 32 bit is the minimum

Of course you would need to install a clean install of 32Bit Windows 8.1, if you can find one now that microsoft have stopped supplying it Your existing legal Key for a 64bit 8.1 should work, but of course your system would be limited to 4GB of ram and other restrictions
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07 Apr 2018   #20
NerferMCGamer

Windows 8.1 32 bit with dual-boot (Windows 7 32bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barman58 View Post
The only way to get a 16bit application to run is to use a 16 bit or 32 bit version of windows, or you could use a virtualized windows 32 bit OS

64 Bit operating systems cannot run 16 bit by design, 32 bit is the minimum

Of course you would need to install a clean install of 32Bit Windows 8.1, if you can find one now that microsoft have stopped supplying it Your existing legal Key for a 64bit 8.1 should work, but of course your system would be limited to 4GB of ram and other restrictions
Anyways, How can I delete this forum?
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