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Hi there,

I have a 64bit c# app and I have to execute an external app that runs in DOS and is a 16bit app, is this possible to achieve? If so, can you please send me some links or examples because I have not found any good one

Thank you very much
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ridoy 5-Aug-13 4:28am
   
See http://blogs.citrix.com/?s=App+Streaming+-+16+bit+apps+on+64+bit+operating+systems&submit_button=Search,http://www.edugeek.net/forums/windows-7/70277-16bit-apps-x64-win7.html

To execute DOS applications with 64-bit Windows you may use the XP Mode of Windows 7 Professional or a DOS emulator like DOSBox[^].
   
No, you can't.

The 16 bit application can't run on 64 bit environment.

This is operating system's restriction.
   
What should I do then? I have to some how execute this app :( Please give me some ideas, of if there is no solution for this issue, then I will have to find a new compatible application :(

Thank you
   
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ridoy 5-Aug-13 4:26am
   
this is not a solution.Use Have a Question or Comment button to do comment.
Hi Jochen, thank you very much

I downloaded the DOSBox and it ran my 16bit app in win 7 64bit computer :)

now I need to automatically run the dosbox from my c# app and programmatically execute the commands to run my own 16bit app from c#

Is this possible?

Thanks again
   

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