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    Running an old DOS program

    I am looking at buying a new laptop and would prefer to get the latest version OS. The issue is that I have an old (circa 1994 <g>) DOS program that I need to run. The company that wrote the program went out of business a long time ago and there will be no new versions. The good news is that I installed this program on a friend's machine that is running the evaluation version of XP and it seems to run just fine using the Dos command line to install it and run it. The only problem is the size of the box that it runs in. Is there any way to increase the size? This computer was running 1024x768 resolution. I tried reducing the resolution to 800X600 and I just got a black border around the same size screen.

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    Re: Running an old DOS program

    After opening the DOS window, press Alt+Enter to enlarge the window to full screen.
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    Re: Running an old DOS program

    <A target="_blank" HREF=http://www.jsiinc.com/SUBF/TIP2800/rh2876.htm>Tip #2876</A> Full-Screen DOS program is only visible in the top half of your Windows 2000 computer's screen? from JSI show how to resolve this in W2K - it may give you some pointers.

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    Re: Running an old DOS program

    The tip did It! Thanks

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