Solved

using 32b application under windows3.x

Posted on 1998-09-18
4
201 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-01
I made a 32 bits application and I need to use under windows 3.x platform, is there any suggestions.
Thanks,
m3.
0
Comment
Question by:m3
  • 2
  • 2
4 Comments
 

Accepted Solution

by:
eric_m earned 10 total points
ID: 1173092
You could use Win32s, which Microsoft no longer supports.  VC4.1 was the last version of VC to include Win32s.  Basically, you have to restrict yourself to a common subset of functions between the Win32 api and the Win32s api in order to have a program that would run on both platforms.

Possibly, you could look into Borland's compiler.  They have better support for Win3.x now.  :)
0
 

Author Comment

by:m3
ID: 1173093
I made my application on VC4.0 and I would like to know how I can get win32s.
Thanks,
Mohamed.
0
 

Author Comment

by:m3
ID: 1173094
Can I have more details?
m3.
0
 

Expert Comment

by:eric_m
ID: 1173095
Look up "win32s" in VC's help.  Microsoft has taken out
references to it in versions after 4.2, so I don't have
access to it.  I think all you have to do when compiling is
define WIN32S or something like that.  On the client, you'll
need to install Win32s.  The MSVC 4.0 cd has an option for
installing Win32s on a machine.


0

Featured Post

Windows Server 2016: All you need to know

Learn about Hyper-V features that increase functionality and usability of Microsoft Windows Server 2016. Also, throughout this eBook, you’ll find some basic PowerShell examples that will help you leverage the scripts in your environments!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Unlike C#, C++ doesn't have native support for sealing classes (so they cannot be sub-classed). At the cost of a virtual base class pointer it is possible to implement a pseudo sealing mechanism The trick is to virtually inherit from a base class…
This article shows you how to optimize memory allocations in C++ using placement new. Applicable especially to usecases dealing with creation of large number of objects. A brief on problem: Lets take example problem for simplicity: - I have a G…
The viewer will learn how to user default arguments when defining functions. This method of defining functions will be contrasted with the non-default-argument of defining functions.
The viewer will be introduced to the technique of using vectors in C++. The video will cover how to define a vector, store values in the vector and retrieve data from the values stored in the vector.

832 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question