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  • Would you ever run an MS-DOS program in 64-bit Windows?


    Ben Myers

    By Ben Myers

    Let’s see if we can find good reasons to continue to use a 30-year-old MS-DOS program.

    Recently, a client asked me whether it was possible to run an MS-DOS program important for his business on a modern Windows 10 laptop, rather than his 15-year-old laptop with Windows XP. I asked him for his reasoning and quickly rejected out of hand the possibility of installing a 32-bit version of Windows 10 to run his DOS program, an extremely limited use for a laptop. And with a look to the future, there is no 32-bit Windows 11, either.

    Read the full story in our Plus Newsletter (20.06.0, 2023-02-06).