[Coco] Emulator

John Murphy jmurphy at delphiforums.com
Sun Sep 6 17:35:41 EDT 2009

From: "J.P. Samson" <coco+list at jeanpaulsamson.com>
Sent: Sunday, September 06, 2009 4:55 PM

> On Sep-6-09, at 2:48 PM, Bill Barnes wrote:
>> --- On Sun, 9/6/09, Wayne Campbell <asa.rand at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>> a couple others I found that wouldn't run. They were all
>>> written in 16-bit code, and XP Professional running in a
>>> 32-bit environment just won't allow those programs to
>>> launch.
>> Funny, I always thought it was the 64-bit versions of XP and Vista  
>> that didn't want to work with any 16-bit code.
> Yeah, It is the 64-bit versions of Windows that have no 16-bit  
> capabilities.  I especially love it when you have a 32-bit  
> application, but the installer for it is 16-bit, so you can't install  
> the program on your machine.
> Perhaps he's referencing some of the older emulators that rely on DOS  
> or other low-level device access not available in newer versions of  
> Windows.
> -- JP

EMS / XMS   himem.sys, etc 

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