Visual Basic Question
dave.g4ugm at gmail.com
Tue Apr 21 15:25:00 CDT 2015
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> Subject: RE: Visual Basic Question
> On Tue, 21 Apr 2015, Dave G4UGM wrote:
> > The phrase "standard Windows 16bit DLLs" means Windows 3.1 DLLs. Such
> > DLL's no longer work in a modern windows. If they directly access the
> > hardware then they will not work on any NT based windows such as
> > Windows/2000, Windows/XP, Vista, or 7, 8 or 9. Nor will they work on
> > any 64-Bit windows full stop. 64-Bit windows does not support 16-bit
> > If you have a Windows/95, 98 or ME environment then the code may work.
> They should work with 32 bit versions of windows as the 16 bit thunking
> still present. YMMV of course.
What I said was:-
" If they directly access the hardware then they will not work on any NT
based windows such as..."
As they are interfacing to external hardware I assume they access the
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