[Wine] Using wine for legacy support under windows?

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Tue Mar 17 09:40:08 CDT 2009

On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 10:34 AM, mr jingle <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> I know it's totally unsupported and probably even a stupid question to ask considering that it's a topic that is nowhere to be discussed in the wiki, but I hope that someone with more clue could help me.
> I need to deploy on several machines (laptop) running vista 64 bit an old 16 bit accounting /groupware/calendar application, which is, of course, custom, proprietary and no longer supported by the developer (which was a local developer and has closed since a while, by the way)

The processor (AMD or Intel) does not support 16 bit protected mode
applications while running in 64 bit mode so you need an emulator to
run 16 bit under 64 bit.


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