[Wine] Running Wine on Win64

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Sun Jul 20 21:45:05 CDT 2008

> Long mode (the 64-bit mode) has a "compatibility mode" that supports
> 32-bit and 16-bit code (I have no idea if it is real/protected mode
> 16-bit code...) which should be able to run the code. (See page 7
> here: http://www.amd.com/us-en/assets/content_type/white_papers_and_tech_docs/24592.pdf
> ) It seems that the only reason Win64 does not run Win16 / DOS program
> is the lack of a updated version of NTVDM and WOW.
Only 16-bit protected mode applications are supported. Which I believe
means 16 bit windows programs work but most dos applications will not
work unless they run under a dos extender.


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