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Is it possible to run a Windows executable in Mac OS X?

Is there some sort of emulator or software layer that will let me run Windows executables (exe) in Mac OS X 10.5? I am not looking for Boot Camp or Parallels or any OS virtualization. I want ...
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Why won't windows exe's work on Linux?

I'm not asking about how to make a Windows exe work in Linux. I'm asking WHY it does not work. What is different about the way Windows runs an executable and Linux runs an executable? Why did they ...
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Can machine code be translated to a different architecture?

So this is kind of related to a question about running a Windows server on ARM. So the premise of my question is, can machine code be translated from one architecture to another in order to execute a ...
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Simulate touch system Windows 8.1

Is there any way to use the touch keyboard un windows 8.1 as if the system where touch screen? I´ve installed an old touch screen (3M Multitouch, serial port), and want the touch-keyboard to appears ...
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How can I print with DosBox?

I'm looking for a version of dosbox with print support I saw the answers to this question Using a printer in Dosbox but I didn't manage to make it work
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16-bit DOS on Windows Vista+

I have a friend that uses some really old business software and for whatever reason doesn't want to check out a new version (if one even exists, he's in a niche market). The software ran as a 16-bit ...
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How does virtualizing differ from emulation, in terms of structure?

Someone told me that a virtualizing program like VirtualBox does not work like an emulator does in the sense that it doesn't emulate registers and uses the actual ones for the virtualized data that ...
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Is there a way to install the Mobile Emulation tools in Chrome?

Google removed the emulation tools from Chrome, and it's now achievable in Chrome Canary, which I don't want to install. Is there a way to get it in the regular installation of Chrome I have on my ...
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Will QEMU emulate processors newer than the one in which it's running?

If I compile QEMU in Linux running on a 486 processor, will it be able to emulate the Pentium processor features on it (like MSR)? And, if it doesn't, is there any way to emulate the Pentium features ...
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Can a single person develop a Sega Genesis emulator? [closed]

Someone told me that Sega Genesis emulation can not be done by one person, not even for many years. Why is this? Small indie teams and open source projects make emus for free, and there's a video on ...
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Enable Touch Events Chrome

Google Chrome used to have an option for enabling touch events in the browser. F12->Overrides->Enable Touch Events. With the latest version of Google Chrome for the desktop I can't for the life of me ...
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Windows 3.11 maximized shell window in SYSTEM.INI

I use a way to run 16-bit applications by running them in emulated Windows 3.11 in DOSBox. I automatically mount the directory containing the application, set the SHELL property in SYSTEM.INI to the ...
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Do emulators parse binary code within files?

I have seen some emulators that claim they execute, and even though they do, their source code shows they don't directly parse every 1 and 0 to determine an instruction. My question is, if the ...
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Why CPU emulation is slow [closed]

Different CPU (IA-32, ARM9 etc.) operations should be equivalent in their nature (move, read, write data etc.). It shouldn't be that painful for different CPUs to emulate each other. But seems like ...
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Bios selecting trouble with pcsx2 on Mac

I finally succeeded to download and make work the pcsx2 emulator on my Mac but each time I quit and reopen the software, the bios file gets changed like : from Desktop/PS2/biosto Desktop/PS2/bios/PS2 ...
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wanem does not apply delay in both directions

I'm new here so please cut me some slack because i'm not very familiar with the procedures here :) Anyway i have a LAN with three PCs' (A,B,C) A,C are some simple clients and B is a bridge with WANem ...
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How to emulate mouse scroll in openbox?

I use laptop a lot and have no mouse. I use trackpoint which substitutes the mouse very well except scrolling. Is it possible to bind scrolling of windows to - for example - 'Ctrl + middle + mouse? I ...
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Trouble Adding ROMs in GroovyArcade

I don't know if any of you have experience with GroovyArcade, but hopefully someone's heard of it. It's an all-inclusive Linux live CD designed for emulating old game systems and arcades, based on ...
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USB-HDD vs. USB-FDD vs. USB-ZIP, USB Flash emulation

From http://agnipulse.com/2011/11/partition-usb-flash-drive/ am I right in believing that the USB boot emulation is controlled by nothing more than the partition table, and therefore any USB drive is ...
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USB drive emulator

My company uses a software that needs an "original" USB drive inserted, but that's an old software, and currently we only have 1 working pen left. Is there any way to create an image of the pen, or ...
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Is there software to fully emulate a USB hard drive?

Does anyone know a Windows program that can mount disk images and emulate a physical USB hard drive, including properties like the serial number? I already found software to emulate CDs and DVDs like ...
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Reading a disk image without extension

I have three files that are supposed to be disks image with a .img extension. However, when I look at their properties, Windows says that it's just a file, without any extension. I tried to manually ...
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How To Change The Floppy Image Of Qemu?

I'm developing my own OS, but I'm having some problems with Qemu, because I need to change the floppy image from grub.img to os.img while the emulation is running, but how can I do this?
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USB to USB CD ROM emulator

I'm wondering if anyone knows of a CDROM emulator that runs on Linux. I want to emulate this configuration: [CDROM DRIVE]----USB CABLE----[COMPUTER UNDER TEST] Where [COMPUTER UNDER TEST] is a ...
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Copy files from Mac OS 9 to Windows 7?

Today I fired up a PowerMac 9500 that's been sitting dormant for 10 years, and I want to copy the data files over to my Windows 7 system (NTFS). The Mac is running OS 9 and, after some fiddling around ...
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How can I run an iOS or Android app on my PC?

I've got a SWTOR account, and I'm interested in adding a security key to my account. Not because I'm particularly worried about my account being compromised, but because it allows access to a ...
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Emulating a Serial Device on OS X

I have been working with building Microcontroller (mostly Arduino) based devices for the past few months and have been quite surprised by the seeming lack of any form of serial emulation. I know ...
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Can one make a Macbook behave like a USB-Drive

Is there a Way to emulate an usb-drive with a Macbook? I do not mean to emulate usb drives on my macbook! I would like to plug a double usb cable to my macbook and e.g. my TV. I want the TV to think ...
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How to make a terminal (running in Atari emulator on Mac) talk to a telnet BBS?

There are a number of Atari ST BBSes still running today, available via telnet. I connect to some of these occasionally using SyncTerm on my Mac. It would be even better to use an ATARI terminal ...
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What do you call the “action of” striping threads across multiple processors? [closed]

A question of curiousity, I understand [one thread per core] or with time slicing, [many threads one core] But, is there a way even through emulation, even with a performance cost, to... how to say... ...
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Get Information About Cylinders, Heads and SPT From CD Image

I want to boot a CD-ROM image at Bochs, but I need it's cylinders, heads and the Sectors per track. But how I can get this values from the disk image(*.ISO)? I'm on Windows, but I have Cygwin ...
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Gamepad constantly triggers “Hat 0 Up” on PCSX-R? - OS X

I can use the controller no problem with Windows but when I use it on OS X (Snow Leopard) in PCSX-R, it constantly triggers the Hat 0 Up key. This is via the DFInput plugin v1.2.0. Can anybody point ...
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Is there a way to run Windows 8 Apps on Linux?

Many Windows 8 desktop applications can be ran on Linux via Wine. I really don't know how to run application download from the store on a Linux box. The way the programs are packaged is an immediate ...
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How to prevent sound being sporadically choppy when playing Amiga games on WinUAE?

I find that when playing Amiga games in WinUAE, the sound goes choppy for no apparent reason. Sometimes this happens right away when starting emulation, other times sound is fine for a while then ...
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Why isn't there anything like WINE to run Osx software on Linux? [closed]

Is there any particular reason that prevents the possibility of creating software like WINE to run Osx soft on GNU/Linux ? What led to the creation of wine, excluding games, was the lack of some ...
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Run Windows 7 in (K)ubuntu without reinstalling it?

I've got a windows 7 system and are willing to install kubuntu 12.04 64bit on it now. As I need to run some windows programs I'm willing to keep my windows 7 and setup a dual-boot. For increasing ...
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Emulate a Printer

Is it possible to emulate a printer in Windows 7 or Ubuntu Linux? What Im trying to do is test the output of the document to two different printing devices without physically having them. I work ...
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FreeBSD: connect to switch console

I am using FreeBSD to connect to a juniper switch using console connection. I have crossover network cable: 1 end in switch and other in my freebsd laptop. What do I need in freebsd and how do I ...
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Can I run Mac software on Windows?

Is there a way to run Mac software without using a virtual machine? Note: Though there is this question, it is pretty outdated; the update, while more recent, does not actually answer that question.
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running windows on linux HOW TO?

I've got linux and windows while I use linux majority of my time. However from time to time I'd like to play some games which wine doesn't support without rebooting the machine. Is it possible to run ...
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Good TN3270 for MacOS? (Mac OS X Snow Leopard)

I need a good TN3270 emulator for the Mac that supports file transfers to TSO/ISPF (IND$FILE) and 132 char wide screens. Min 132x27 (3278-model-5), better even user defined size like 132x43. So ...
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netem for Mac OS X to emulate network latency and dropped packets

I'm looking for an open source/free network emulator tool that I could use on Mac OS X, to simulate a slow network connection, limited bandwidth and other network characteristics such as dropped ...
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Unable to play my old DOS games on new laptop?

I upgraded to a new Compaq laptop last year with Windows 7 installed, and now I'm unable to play my old DOS games and I get this error message when I try to play: The version of this file is not ...
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Peer to Peer solution for LAN over Internet

I need to emulate a LAN between some machines over the internet to play some LAN only games. I remember that there was software that could do this, but don't remember what it was called. Anyone heard ...
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What was the first Version of Opera Mini browser and Is there any emulator for that version? [closed]

What was the first Version of Opera Mini browser and Is there any emulator for that version? I'm on Windows 7 and I want to test a website with Oldest Opera Mini.
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Smartphone Emulator for checking emails are readable

Is there an emulator that would enable me to test the appearance of an email as it is being read on a smartphone (without specifying the phone type)? What I would like to be able to do, is to send an ...
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Is there any way to get DirectX on a server?

I'm trying to get DirectX 6 (or newer, or OpenGL instead) to work on a VMware virtual machine (server). I can't enable 3D acceleration, I only have Admin access to the machine. The app I'm trying to ...
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Running old Windows game with 2 CDs on Mac OS X

There is an old Windows game that comes on 2 CDs. It works such that when you reach a certain point in the game, it will prompt you to insert the second CD to continue. I have a friend who would like ...
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PowerPC emulator for Windows/Mac OS X capable of running Mac OS 8.1

I have an old Mac OS 7 application written in Symantec Think C++ 8 which I'd like to resurrect. I can run my old Mac OS 8.x image on Basilisk II exactly as it was at the time of development, ...
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Using a hypercard file on a Windows machine

my parents were cleaning out their house and found an old Mac Classic which I used a long time ago to run HyperCard. I made a couple things which I'd like to keep but I don't know what appliations ...