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Looking for a easy to use DOS emulator for windows 7/10 PRO

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As title states im looking for a easy to use dos emulator to run dos applications in, We currently have a windows 95 pc setup for it but this is becoming outdated and not being able to use USB's on the machine is a pain. Can anyone make some suggestions on programs?

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Yeah having a look at that one, Just trying to get my head around it, will need to run comports and printers in it aswell.

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DOSBox is not the right choice for non-game applications. It is geared towards games, and does not fully implement file/record locking and other features used by productivity software.

 

Instead, try vDOS, it's geared towards non-gaming applications, supports copy-paste, and other stuff like that.

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Another option is a Virtual Machine, you can run real DOS OS under a VM.

In theory, you could install Windows 95 on VM to emulate the machine you are replacing.

 

DOSBOX is games orientated indeed as most dos emulators are more geared to play doom than Wordperfect.

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Can't you just use hyperv for it?

 

No HyperV works for later OSes, like XP. Pre-XP OSes need hardware emulation especially OSes like DOS.

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