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Kellanved Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-11-04 01:13 PM
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1. some of it
Edited on Sun Jan-11-04 01:18 PM by Kellanved
"Pure" Windows software will run, others need the compatibility mode (Available by right-clicking the program icon and selecting "properties").

Dos programs are a problem; some will run, some need VDMS, some Dosbox and many won't run at all.

Tools for running Dos programs:
- VDMS :
- Dosbox:
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  -OK DU Windoze folks - Old software on XP? Talk to me lunabush  Jan-11-04 01:09 PM   #0 
  - some of it  Kellanved   Jan-11-04 01:13 PM   #1 
  - thnaks for the links  lunabush   Jan-11-04 01:31 PM   #8 
  - Unlike Mac, windows at least doesn't screw it's customers  Rabrrrrrr   Jan-11-04 01:14 PM   #2 
  - I've been using XP Pro at work and home for over a year  Rick Myers   Jan-11-04 02:04 PM   #15 
  - XP will...  Nlighten1   Jan-11-04 01:15 PM   #3 
  - I'm hoping for little ongoing maintenance  lunabush   Jan-11-04 01:29 PM   #7 
  - no..  Kamika   Jan-11-04 01:15 PM   #4 
  - great, going back to the old days?  lunabush   Jan-11-04 01:33 PM   #9 
     - Not really like that  Kamika   Jan-11-04 02:23 PM   #17 
        - cool, good heads up! eom  lunabush   Jan-11-04 02:28 PM   #19 
  - I am not good with computers, but I just got XP  Momof1   Jan-11-04 01:18 PM   #5 
  - cool to hear  lunabush   Jan-11-04 01:26 PM   #6 
     - What Brand of computer do you plan to buy?  Radicalliberal   Jan-11-04 01:34 PM   #10 
     - Dude, we are getting a Dell  lunabush   Jan-11-04 01:43 PM   #12 
     - I haven't installed all of my old games  Momof1   Jan-11-04 01:35 PM   #11 
        - Oh yeah, i know that one  lunabush   Jan-11-04 01:46 PM   #13 
           - No, not yet....  Momof1   Jan-11-04 01:53 PM   #14 
  - Most games should work...  twistedliberal   Jan-11-04 02:15 PM   #16 
     - thanks!  lunabush   Jan-11-04 02:27 PM   #18 
        - You're welcome and good luck...  twistedliberal   Jan-11-04 02:43 PM   #20 
           - Ugggh WME  lunabush   Jan-11-04 02:56 PM   #21 

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