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 PostPost subject: Program to convert files from 32 bit to 16 bit.        Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2008 8:20 am 
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Where i can download program to convert files from 32 bit 16 bit architecture :?:


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2008 8:51 am 
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is that possbible?! :o

havent knew..


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2008 9:10 am 
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Never heard of this either.

Even if some programs might be converted, it won't work for all.
I think especially at Windows programs, which call functions in system dlls. 16bit Windows versions (3.1) don't have the whole API set which is provided by Windows 95

That's probably the same thing on other OSes, but I know less

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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2008 7:58 pm 
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Writing a converted for the 32bit instruction set to 16bit would be near impossible for generic programs:Not to mention the problem with handling the non AX part of EAX; How do you handle extended memory such as that located in higher word of the EDX?

Simply put, its madness to write a generic converter.

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And i can`t find simply program for this :?: or where i can find program to convert from 16 bit to 32 bit files :?:


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betamaster wrote:
And i can`t find simply program for this :?: or where i can find program to convert from 16 bit to 32 bit files :?:


A 16-bit Windows program should work on all 32-bit versions of Windows. If you're using Windows XP/2003/Vista, try Compatibility mode for the application (Right click EXE > Properties > Compatibility tab > "Run in compatibility mode for: Windows 95/98").

If you're using a 64-bit version of Windows, you'll have to resort to emulation utilities such as VMware, Virtual PC, QEmu, or Bochs and install a 32-bit or 16-bit OS such as Windows 3.1, Windows 95, or Windows 98.


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Thu Jan 17, 2008 5:38 am 
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betamaster wrote:
And i can`t find simply program for this :?: or where i can find program to convert from 16 bit to 32 bit files :?:


If you really need to do that, you can use Borland Resource Workshop.

And for running 32bit programs on 16bit Windows - install Win32s

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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Thu Jan 17, 2008 4:55 pm 
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But don't Win32s just add the 32-bit stuff from NT3.5x to Win3.x?


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 PostPost subject:        Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2008 5:44 am 
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betamaster wrote:
And i can`t find simply program for this :?: or where i can find program to convert from 16 bit to 32 bit files :?:


If you really need to do that, you can use Borland Resource Workshop.

And for running 32bit programs on 16bit Windows - install Win32s
Hmm, i try. Thank you all.


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