Win 3.0

From: Kip Crosby <>
Date: Fri Jan 30 00:04:26 1998

At 00:10 1/30/98 -0500, you wrote:
>I might be mistaken, but I somehow recall that someone said that
>it was possible to run windows 3.0 on an XT???
>A buddy of mine gave me an unopened box of v3.0 but the back
>says it requires a 286.
>So whats the deal?

Deal is, you can't run Windows 3.x on any processor that doesn't have
protected mode. I think the last Windows you could run on an XT was 2.1.

Kip Crosby
Computer History Association of California
Received on Fri Jan 30 1998 - 00:04:26 GMT

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