Ideas for running a VB4 application on modern hardware?

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Sun May 1 14:56:13 CDT 2016

On 05/01/2016 12:36 PM, Dave Wade wrote:

> This is a common problem. I think Win9X would be fine if you don't
> need network connectivity. You could also use one of the OS/2
> releases with Windows support, or Linux with Wine but when I tried
> these for some Access 2.1 code they didn't work well...

WINE (AFAIK) *still* doesn't support 16-bit executables and the
attempted integration with DOSBOX leaves a lot to be desired.  It could
well be that some parts of the VB4 application are 16-bit PM.

VirtualBox might be a pretty good alternative.


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