Ideas for running a VB4 application on modern hardware?
mikew at thecomputervalet.com
Sun May 1 14:08:42 CDT 2016
Hmmm… Perhaps so… Thanks, Josh!
On Sun, May 1, 2016 at 1:35 PM, Josh Dersch <derschjo at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/1/16 10:28 AM, Mike Whalen wrote:
>> I can’t really tell if this is on-topic, but there’s [no|some|much] shame
>> in trying?
>> I have a Visual Basic 4 application that I need to run on modern 64-bit
>> hardware I can do this in a VM, but I really need this VM to be wicked
>> small, like under a gig. The smallest XP VM I’ve seen is 600MB (which
>> be good) but XP is becoming very hard to source these days.
>> I am bummed that there doesn’t seem to be something like vDOS or DOSBOX
>> VB applications. Or… maybe there is?
>> Does anyone have any suggestions on how I might go about doing this?
> DOSBOX can run older Windows versions; if this is VB4 I imagine it will
> run on Win 3.1, if not that try Windows 95. You should be able to build a
> VM running either of those in well under 100mb.
> - Josh
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