Slightly OT: DOS programs in Win XP

From: Dr. Ido <>
Date: Tue Jan 4 01:26:36 2005

At 08:58 PM 1/3/05 -0800, you wrote:
>A while ago I asked if anyone on the list could help me get AutoCAD 12 for
> Several people came through and I now have a copy. Thanks, everyone!
>As expected though, it doesn't work and play nicely with Windows XP. I was
>hoping that just running it through a command prompt window and giving that
>giving the Win 95 compatibility attribute to the acad.exe file would make it
>work. It didn't and I got a strange error message:

Have you tried Virtual PC or any of the other emulators? Most of the stuff
that I haven't been able to run in a Windows DOS box runs okay under DOS on
Virtual PC. The only real exception I've found is "Divide by Zero" and
other cache related problems.
Received on Tue Jan 04 2005 - 01:26:36 GMT

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