|Subject:||Re: Windows 11 - The end of Paradox compatibility?
|Date:||Tue, 29 Jun 2021 13:14:09 -0400
|From:||"Steven Green" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
why use Win98 VM instead of XP VM or Win7 VM?
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- and Paradox support, too
"Mark Bannister" wrote in message
On 6/28/2021 9:03 PM, Tom Krieg wrote:
> Here's a report from one who knows. It's been snipped.
> I agree with the author. Security. Microsoft is ramping up security in the
> Windows ecosystem. It has to. 30 year old x86 programs, in my opinion,
> won't be deemed to be secure enough to be allowed to run on the platform.
> I predict the only way you'll be able to run Paradox is in a sandboxed
> local cloud or hybrid VM running an older version of Windows.
Pdox runs just fine in a Win98 VM now. There are some trade-offs and
you would want to block web access for security. I don't know about you
but I have a slew of Win98 licenses laying around that I'm sure will work.