Ideas for running a VB4 application on modern hardware?

geneb geneb at
Tue May 3 09:20:06 CDT 2016

On Tue, 3 May 2016, Liam Proven wrote:

> On 3 May 2016 at 05:24, Chuck Guzis <cclist at> wrote:
>> The hardware's not there to run 16-bit code natively in 64 bit
>> mode.
> I think you mean software?
> It is possible to run Windows 7's XP Mode under Windows 8.x -- I've done it.
> This *might* work on Win10.
The issue is that with 64 bit versions of windows, the 16 bit thunking 
layer isn't present.  The simplest way to do this is to grab VMWare Player 
(free download) and then create a Win98 VM.  Google can point to a number 
of downloadable, ready-to-run Win98SE VMs.


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