Ongoing Windows 16 bit support

By: James (no.delete@this.thanks.invalid), July 5, 2021 2:17 am
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Jukka Larja (roskakori2006.delete@this.gmail.com) on July 4, 2021 5:47 am wrote:
> [16 bit] Compatibility was actually dropped with 64 bit Windows, so in XP or Vista dependending on whether one counts
> from niche or mainstream product. Not sure if it's been dropped from 32 bit Windows too since then.

You can still run Windows 16 bit software through Wine on x86-64 Linux (not real mode software, though). And Microsoft are adding support for Linux graphical programs through WSL. So, with enough prodding, residual 16 bit compatibility on Windows is (probably) still not going away.

"Probably" because I haven't tested 16 bit on Wine on WSL.
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