[Lazarus] Graeme would love this, or not, I think

Hans-Peter Diettrich DrDiettrich1 at aol.com
Tue Oct 15 15:48:57 CEST 2013

waldo kitty schrieb:
> On 10/15/2013 8:55 AM, Sven Barth wrote:

>> No, not in this case. The NTVDM does simply not exist for 64-bit 
>> Windows. The
>> reason is related to switching the processor's mode between 16-, 32- 
>> and 64-bit.
> 'scuse me? are you saying that the system administrator would not 
> install virtual box or something similar so as to enable the use of 
> 16bit apps? that is part of "proper configuration" after all ;)

VirtualBox does not support 16 bit OS (MS-DOS...); VMWare does but 
probably only on 32 bit hosts (never tested on my 64 bit Windows).

I'm not sure whether it's possible to run 16 bit code in a 32 bit VM on 
an 64 bit host.


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