and have both been tried and neither of them
work. They might provide VESA 1.2 or 2.0 capability but not 3.0.

Between my wife and I, we own six computers. None of them have a floppy


On Sun, Nov 25, 2012 at 12:47 AM, TJ Edmister <>wrote:

> Hi, have a couple ideas for you below...
> On Sat, 24 Nov 2012 22:28:39 -0500, bruce.bowman
> <> wrote:
> > This may be a FAQ.
> >
> > I have an old DOS program that I wrote and still want to run, but it uses
> > VESA 3.0 SVGA graphics, which are not [fully] supported by later versions
> > of Windoze.*
> There are a couple fixes out there to make VESA modes work for DOS
> programs running within Windows (though I haven`t tried them myself).
> Search for or
> > The bootable CD images that I've been seeing for FreeDOS and DOS 7.1 are
> > all *installation* disks that first fake a floppy drive and then load a
> > bootable floppy disk image that cannot be edited.
> If your program can run from a floppy, perhaps you could add it to the
> bootable image. Use a program like winimage, or write the image to a
> diskette, copy your program to it, then create a new image from there.

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