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Old 03-08-2008
JamesJ
 

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Dos Games Under Vista
Is there an alternative to VirtualPC for running older dos games under
vista??
Vpc is fine but I need to install another operating system within it.
Ideally, I would like to run DOS 6.2 if I can find it somewhere.

Thanks,
James

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Old 03-08-2008
Malke
 

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Re: Dos Games Under Vista
JamesJ wrote:

> Is there an alternative to VirtualPC for running older dos games under
> vista??
> Vpc is fine but I need to install another operating system within it.
> Ideally, I would like to run DOS 6.2 if I can find it somewhere.


Look at DOSbox.

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Old 03-08-2008
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Re: Dos Games Under Vista
I found a place to download dosbox from. It indicated it downloaded but to
where
I have no idea. A subsequent search of my system didn't find "dosbox"

James

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> JamesJ wrote:
>
>> Is there an alternative to VirtualPC for running older dos games under
>> vista??
>> Vpc is fine but I need to install another operating system within it.
>> Ideally, I would like to run DOS 6.2 if I can find it somewhere.

>
> Look at DOSbox.
>
> Malke
> --
> MS-MVP
> Elephant Boy Computers
> www.elephantboycomputers.com
> Don't Panic!


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Old 03-08-2008
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Re: Dos Games Under Vista
It downloaded the second try.

Thanks much,
James

"JamesJ" <jjy@darwin_roadrunner.com> wrote in message
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>I found a place to download dosbox from. It indicated it downloaded but to
>where
> I have no idea. A subsequent search of my system didn't find "dosbox"
>
> James
>
> "Malke" <malke@invalid.invalid> wrote in message
> news:ONiZR$VgIHA.4684@TK2MSFTNGP06.phx.gbl...
>> JamesJ wrote:
>>
>>> Is there an alternative to VirtualPC for running older dos games under
>>> vista??
>>> Vpc is fine but I need to install another operating system within it.
>>> Ideally, I would like to run DOS 6.2 if I can find it somewhere.

>>
>> Look at DOSbox.
>>
>> Malke
>> --
>> MS-MVP
>> Elephant Boy Computers
>> www.elephantboycomputers.com
>> Don't Panic!

>


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