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    Run MSDOS programs under windows 7

    Has anyone had any luck running MSDOS programs under Windows 7. I have an old bridge scoring program that runs under XP but not Vista or Windows 7

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    Quote Originally Posted by grunseit View Post
    Has anyone had any luck running MSDOS programs under Windows 7. I have an old bridge scoring program that runs under XP but not Vista or Windows 7
    Doesn't it run on XP Mode?

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    Or Compatibility Mode (if that's any different!)>
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    Time prevents everything happening all at once...

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    Windows 7 configured with XP mode installed is your best bet. No 100% guarantee though.

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    Download Windows XP ModeDownload Windows XP Mode with Virtual PC
    http://www.microsoft.com/windows/vir.../download.aspx

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    Try using DOSbox (http://www.dosbox.com/). I use it to run my old DOS games such as Warcraft II and Incredible Machine.

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