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In order to run 16-bit or DOS applications on a 64-bit system, one can use DosBox, which is one of the most used DOS emulators out there. It can reliably emulate most features of the DOS system, whilst providing adequate compatibility with several graphic and sound hardware. First, download DOSBox from its site. The link I gave will take you to the download ...


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To play Mah Jongg (1991), or any other Internet Archive Software Collection game that will run on DOSbox with a desktop shortcut on Windows 8/7, follow the procedure outlined below: Creating a Desktop Shortcut That Opens Mah Jongg (1991) in DOSBox: I am running DOSBox0.74. If you run another version simply change the file path to the corresponding name ...


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"Disable desktop composition" flag disables Aero (transparent glass border) effect for the duration of the application's run, which seems like all there is to "visual themes" Correct; it tells Windows to not use the Aero glass or the Desktop Window Manager (or by extension, hardware acceleration) when that program is run. Therefore, when a program that ...


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It seems to me as if this computer supports 1.8" drives at the SATAII standard. You will be unable to put in any drives in of a different size (2.5", 3.5", 1.2") While the laptop supports the SATAII standard, the SATA standards are forward and backwards compatible so you can put in any SATA drive. You just will be limited to operating at the lowest ...


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Not all applications are effected by this setting. For example, Notepad is not, but my other text editor (SciTE) is. I don't know what the criteria for this is. Below you will see there's lots of little differences. With visual themes disabled, the menu selections are solid blue with inverted text, the menu bar background looses its shading, the menus ...



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