Microsoft BOB 1.00

edited December 2018 in Product Comments

imageMicrosoft BOB 1.00

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  • Runs On Windows 3.1

  • @Corodan Denis said:
    Runs On Windows 3.1

    It was designed as a shell replacement, specifically for Windows 3.x

  • edited December 2018

    It also runs on any 32-bit NT based Windows. It runs great on the 32-bit Windows 10.

    Thanks to how it uses vectored graphics, it scales up nicely on higher resolution displays.

  • edited December 2018

    I'm not sure about the earlier NTs. I couldn't get it to run on Windows 2000 but I did with XP. It does work on OS/2 Warp 4 (and likely 3 because they use the same WIN-OS/2 subsystem), once a dll is moved from the HOME folder to the main program folder. I forgot the name but it will be cited by the error message produced when clicking on the bob executable for the first time.

    I ran it on Windows 95C on a PIII-500 and the sysinfo-like thing reported it as a 486.

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