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|Andrew Preziosi ||15 Jun 2015 10:06 a.m. PST|
Can I go to a reputable independent computer deal (Mom and Pop store) and ask them to configure a computer to run DOS for me so I don't have to mess w/DOS box, etc?
Just asking to see if I was being a real "Looney Toons" in my thinking.
|Last Hussar||15 Jun 2015 10:47 a.m. PST|
Try D-Fend – its a Windows front end for DOSbox
(I know not an answer to the original question, but at least its on topic!)
|napthyme ||15 Jun 2015 1:42 p.m. PST|
without buying an old puter that is a 386 or older I am not certain that is possible. I am sure it will not boot in a 64 bit architecture and I do not think it will in a 32 bit either. that is why they created DosBox.
You might check out running Dos emulation under Linux instead of a windows environment. with it you might get it to boot directly into Dos instead of Windows then dosbox.
| Weasel ||25 Jun 2015 8:00 p.m. PST|
They could set up a virtual machine running FreeDOS. Should take all of 5 minutes to do.