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Subject:Re: Windows 11 - The end of Paradox compatibility?
Date:Tue, 29 Jun 2021 13:14:09 -0400
From:"Steven Green" <>
why use Win98 VM instead of XP VM or Win7 VM?


Steven Green
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"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.
Mark Bannister

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