Running Win95 programs on Vista/Win7

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David Rosser
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Re: Running Win95 programs on Vista/Win7
In reply to Joe186, 5 months ago

Joe186 wrote:

Having 100s of megabytes of some brilliant Win95 freeware, I’d love to find a good, safe way to run them on my Vista and Win7 computers. Wondering if anybody had any luck with it previously? Also found “The Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit”, any good?

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If you still have a copy of Win95 installation CD and a legal key you could install Win95 in a virtual machine running under Vista/Win 7 using, for instace, Oracle VirtualBox.  You could then install and run all your old programs on this virtual machine.

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