Software installation failed with virtual driver for 16-bit error


I was installing an educational software on my Win XP SP3 Professional
& it pops up a message.  After installation, the software could launch but
it tends to hang the laptop.

Refer to attached MSWord for a screen shot.

How do I resolve this?  Can I install a 16-bit Windows (I suppose this is
Win 3.1) in a VM & then install this educational software?
SwingtradeInstall16biterrscrdmp.doc
sunhuxAsked:
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sunhuxAuthor Commented:

> Can I install a 16-bit Windows (I suppose this is Win 3.1) in a
> VM & then install this educational software?

Before setting up a VM running Win 3.1, we'll need to establish
if this will be resolved by using a 16-bit Win 3.1 VM
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Microsoft DOS/Microsoft WIndows 3.1 can be installed in a virtual machine.

 Windows3.11VM
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Miguel Angel Perez MuñozCommented:
You can use a software emulator like DOSbox to emulate a command line, install MS-DOS and Wndows 3.1
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sunhuxAuthor Commented:
thanks
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