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Run 3.1 applications on windows 7

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August 15, 2011 5:19:57 AM

Can you run an application which currently runs on Windows 3.1 on either Windows XP or Windows 7.

This is a accounting package however I am having diffuclty in finding spare parts for my current
computer.
a b $ Windows 7
August 15, 2011 5:48:02 PM

hard to say, since 3.1 was based on dos

xp and up is not, it only emulates dos environment for some functionality

you can try the compatibility modes that windows offers

your best bet would be to try it on winxp.
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