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Old 10-26-2005, 04:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Run DOS based program on W2KPro

I have a program called File Express that I used as an inventory database at a couple of my previous jobs. I do not have the original media that the program was on, but do have a copy (not pirated,just backup disk I made JIC). It is a DOS based program. I have set this up on a W2K Pro machine before but has been so long ago that I do not remember how I did it. Can anyone help with this?
I can set up the database just like I need it, but when I try to enter records and save - nothing. It should save and move forward to next screen for entry. If I exit the program and restart, I cannot pull up the records just entered- goes to the windows directory where program is stored but doesn't open.

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Old 11-02-2005, 12:49 AM   #2 (permalink)
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try installing with a program called dos box this seemed to work for all my dos based programs ypu can download it at
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