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This is a discussion on Running MS-DOS based application on Windows XP within the Windows XP Support forums, part of the Tech Support Forum category. Greeting, I'm trying to run an application, named Da51, STK, and POS, which are written in MS-DOS based since 20


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Old 08-23-2008, 01:14 AM   #1
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Greeting,

I'm trying to run an application, named Da51, STK, and POS, which are written in MS-DOS based since 20 years ago.

Now here's the thing, I tried to right-click on the .exe file.
- A box (which suppose to be ms-dos box) pop-up and immediately disappeared.

I execute command.com, I went to that folder, and manually type in the command myself.
- 1st attempt, nothing happen
- 2nd attempt, an error message pop up.

16 bit MS-DOS Subsystem
C:\Windows\system32\command.com
The NTVDM CPU has encoutered an illegal instruction.
CS:0000 IP:0077 OP:f0 37 05 0e 02 Choose 'Close' to terminate the application.

p/s: Please take note that, all these applications are RUNNING WELL in Windows 98.

I research online, went to https://support.microsoft.com/kb/314106 and https://support.microsoft.com/default...b;EN-US;314495. But both doesn't really solve my problem.

I manage to run command.com. However, I'm confused with this part.

Check program-specific issues
The following functions do not work in Windows XP:
All MS-DOS functions except task-switching API (application programming interface) functions are supported.
Block mode device drivers are not supported. Block devices are not supported, so MS-DOS I/O control (IOCTL) APIs that deal with block devices and SETDPB functions are not supported.
Interrupt 10 function 1A returns 0; all other functions are passed to read-only memory (ROM).
Interrupt 13 calls that deal with prohibited disk access are not supported.
Interrupt 18 (ROM BASIC) generates a message that says that ROM BASIC is not supported.
Interrupt 19 does not restart the computer, but cleanly closes the current virtual DOS machine (VDM).
Interrupt 2F, which deals with the DOSKEY program callouts (AX = 4800), is not supported.
Microsoft CD-ROM Extensions (MSCDEX) functions 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, E, and F are not supported.
The 16-bit Windows subsystem on an x86 computer supports enhanced mode programs; it does not, however, support 16-bit virtual device drivers (VxDs). The subsystem on a non-x86 computer emulates the Intel 40486 instruction set, which lets the computer run Enhanced-mode programs, such as Microsoft Visual Basic, on reduced instruction set computers (RISC).


I have no clue how to check whether the programs applied to the conditions above. So, if it applies to any of them, does that mean I can totally forget about my applications for business? Or go back to Windows 98?

2nd application, I tried to run it. Again, in windows explorer, it shows up something and immediately shut down. I went into command prompt, I type it manually, and this is what I had.

run-time error R6003
- integer divided by 0

Thanks in advance for any help.



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