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Windows 7: Feeling Nostalgic...

04 Oct 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Feeling Nostalgic...

I don't know if this is even possible on Windows 7, but I'm feeling a little nostalgic, and would like to run MSDOS 6.22 and Windows 3.11 in a virtual machine.

I have disk images (and can create the floppies if needed), but I'm wondering how to get Virtual PC to use a floppy drive (or even just the images).

Any advice would be great, guys...

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04 Oct 2010   #2

W10 Pro desktop, W10 laptop, W10 laptop, W10 Pro tablet (all 64-bit)

I haven't tried it with Virtual PC but I have DOS 6.22 and Win 95 running in a VM in VMWarePlayer.
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04 Oct 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 would be able to do this. Also VMware Player should be able to accomplish this. As far as getting it to use a floppy drive, just add it to the virtual machine's hardware and then you an specify whether to use a physical drive or an .img file to represent the floppy.
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05 Oct 2010   #4


i have DOS6.22 and WIN3.11 (Windows for Workgroups) running in VirtualBox.

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06 Oct 2010   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium X64

Don't forget DOSBox.
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06 Oct 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (XP, 98SE, 95, 3.11, DOS 7.10 on VM) + Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx

I guess I'm feeling a lot more nostalgic than you.

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You can always use VMWare player to run any number of virtual machines (as long as you have enough RAM)

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