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Clipper 16 bit with Windows 64 bit os

Clipper 16 bit with Windows 64 bit os

Hi ,

i have old programs in clipper summer 87 .

In many new windows64bit os they doesn't work! ( vista 64,win7 64,win 2008 64 ) ,reason : windows cannot execute 16 bit applications.

How can compile in 32 bit ?

here a samples script :

rem launch clipper 87 to create obj
clipper spezzo_f
rem Launch blinker 7 to create exe ok spezzo_.prg using clipper library and extended library
c:\blinker\bin\blinker.exe fi spezzo_f lib clipper.lib ,extend.lib

Thank you
Sorry of my eng .



RE: Clipper 16 bit with Windows 64 bit os

You could try recompiling in something like xHarbour
or you could try this:

or another VM like it



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There are 10 kinds of people in the world, those who understand binary and those who don't.

RE: Clipper 16 bit with Windows 64 bit os

DOSBox ( runs all of my 16-bit Clipper apps with no problems.

DOSBox works in both Vista 32 bit and Vista 64 bit. DOSBox also works on a Windows 7 environment 32bit and 64bit.


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