Run 3.1 applications on windows 7

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.
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  1. 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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