Ideas for running a VB4 application on modern hardware?

geneb geneb at
Wed May 4 08:32:26 CDT 2016

On Wed, 4 May 2016, Liam Proven wrote:

> On 3 May 2016 at 16:20, geneb <geneb at> wrote:
>> 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.
> VMware Player is freeware, not FOSS, and there might be licensing issues.
Irrelevant.  (EULAs have the same value as toilet paper and shoul be used 
for the same purpose.)

> [c] Using the XP Mode VM, which is freely downloadable from MS, you do
> not need to install and customise it.
64 bit host OS = 64 Bit XP Mode VM.  (AFAIK)


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