Hi, why don't you hire an expert for advice ?
seeing http://probelt.com/price.htm, this should be possible Tom am 5. Juli 2007 um 19:17 schrieben Sie: > I sell an expensive DOS based engineering program that runs great full > screen on Windows XP, 2000, Me and 98. The mouse works very well in my menu > system. I use the NET USE command in the batch file to launch the program for > setting up printing on networks, USB and wireless printers. A desktop shortcut > icon runs the batch file. However, it will not run full screen on my new HP > Model nx7400 Vista Business laptop. HP lists this model as FreeDOS compatible, > but I haven’t installed it yet pending some suggestions. > > I would greatly appreciate some general guidelines to reduce the stumbling, > learning curve. I am not a programmer, so I will NOT be able to customize > FreeDOS. My customers are generally dumber than I am and are fairly resistant > to > running my DOS program now. So, having ANY changes to their Vista operating > system is clearly unacceptable. Having a bunch of special drivers would also > be a major customer complaint. Installation must be very easy. I now use the > Setup Specialist program for my customers to install the software and one > special driver to see the Aladdin hardlock key (security dongle). It is very > easy > for novice to use. Making a new partition for FreeDOS and for my program > would be strongly resisted by my customers who may also run the risk of > wiping > out the Vista OS. > > I have heard of DosBox, but I understand it is not free. I could purchase > multiple copies for distribution with my software. The cost is no problem, > but I > prefer to make things simple, if possible. I haven’t tried it yet. > > A Vista reboot to FreeDOS would also meet with a lot of resistance from my > customers. Hopefully, I could set up FreeDOS to make the Vista run my DOS > program like a XP to maintain all of the Vista security features. > > My customers will be more accepting now since FreeDOS is being made > available from the factory on computer sold by HP and Dell. However, I don’t > see that > these computer have both Vista and FreeDOS installed at the factory. Do they? > > This is a link to my demo download page for anyone wishing to test my DOS > program on their systems. > > _http://probelt.com/download.htm_ (http://probelt.com/download.htm) > > A few major step by step guidelines would be greatly appreciated. > > Kent > ************************************** See what's free at http://www.aol.com. Mit freundlichen Grüßen/Kind regards Tom Ehlert +49-241-79886 ------------------------------------------------------------------------- This SF.net email is sponsored by DB2 Express Download DB2 Express C - the FREE version of DB2 express and take control of your XML. No limits. Just data. Click to get it now. http://sourceforge.net/powerbar/db2/ _______________________________________________ Freedos-user mailing list Freedosfirstname.lastname@example.org https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/freedos-user