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 PostPost subject: Windows 3.1 Supported Real Mode!        Posted: Fri Nov 23, 2007 12:46 pm 
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Sun May 13, 2007 12:42 am

Proof: Win.CNF
$You are already running Real mode Windows.

This would mean that the Win.CNF in Windows 3.1 could actually be from

an earlier build.

More Proof:
$Non-Fatal error detected: error #2726
Please contact Windows 3.1 beta support
Press ENTER to exit or C to continue$

It can not be Beta 1, Beta 1 doesn't even have the right code.

Beta 2 only has a part of the help table.

Thus, it has to come from a later build.

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 PostPost subject: Re: Windows 3.1 Supported Real Mode!        Posted: Fri Nov 23, 2007 6:44 pm 
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Sat Aug 19, 2006 8:13 am


Slovenia, Central Europe.

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Windows 98 SE 4.10.2222B
Yes, Beta 1 (Build 034e) supported Real Mode.
And the Non-Fatal Error message is a left-over from Builds 061d and later, which triggered that message with an un-documented check for DR-DOS, using the so-called AARD Detection Code, because of the AARD string clearly visible in it. ;)

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