Visual Basic Question

geneb geneb at
Tue Apr 21 12:55:56 CDT 2015

On Tue, 21 Apr 2015, Dave G4UGM wrote:

> The phrase "standard Windows 16bit DLLs" means Windows 3.1 DLLs. Such 
> DLL's no longer work in a modern windows. If they directly access the 
> hardware then they will not work on any NT based windows such as 
> Windows/2000, Windows/XP, Vista, or 7, 8 or 9. Nor will they work on any 
> 64-Bit windows full stop. 64-Bit windows does not support 16-bit code. 
> If you have a Windows/95, 98 or ME environment then the code may work.

They should work with 32 bit versions of windows as the 16 bit thunking 
layer is still present.  YMMV of course.


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