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problem with turbo c

Post icon  Posted 31 December 2009 - 07:06 PM

iam not able to install tourbo c on windows 7
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Re: problem with turbo c

Posted 31 December 2009 - 07:24 PM

...yea... why would you want to?

Are we talking turbo C 3.0 or 3.1 -- from way back in the early 90's?

I am guessing that you have a 64bit version of windows 7? Either way though Turbo C is OLD and you really should just use a modern compiler.

You can use DOSBOX to run it directly on windows or run in on a Virtual Machine like VMWare or VirtualBox.

Chances are though you will also not be able to run the programs it generates, for that you will also need DOSBOX or a VM.
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Re: problem with turbo c

Posted 31 December 2009 - 07:29 PM

16 bit software doesn't work well on a 64 bit OS.

I will 2nd NickDMax's suggestion of VirtualBox from Sun Microsystems.
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Re: problem with turbo c

Posted 31 December 2009 - 07:38 PM

Truth is though, you should get a modern compiler, and if you need it for school, you should really explain to your teacher than this is OLD and pretty closed to irrelevent in a modern era... sure you are technically learning to program, but there are many things that you will have to UNLEARN when you move to a modern system.

There are Many free compilers out there, it is not like there would be a problem to get everyone on the same page... but really Turbo C is TOO OLD to really spend any time on...

If you teacher does not agree... get together a petition asking that he be replaced since he is holding students back.
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