Free x86 emulator? I dont care how slow really..

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by iBunny, Jun 13, 2005.

  1. iBunny macrumors 65816

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    I have this 1 program I need to run. It take no cpu resources, and like 1.5MB of ram... If I can run this on some kinda emulator I will be happy and wont have to use my PC anymore. I dont need the power and elaborate performance of VPC 7... anyone have any idea? I searched and all I got was a bunch of 3rd party emulators that want some kinda money for.
     
  2. Daveway macrumors 68040

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    I have seen VPC7 floating around the p2p and torrents sites, but that would be bad, really bad!! :p
     
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    fwiw there mostly expired demos, least the ones i found :eek:
     
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    Keep it clean people.

    Sorry iBunny, I can't think of any free emulators. What do you need it for? Maybe we can come up with a work-around.
     
  5. Daveway macrumors 68040

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    I guess I got lucky. :rolleyes: :)
     
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    Is that comparable to VPC? Will it be about as fast/slow?
     
  8. brap macrumors 68000

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    It's not as fast by any means, but Windows 98, emulated with 128MB RAM is usable. I'll post some benchmark screenies.

    edit: there you go. DxDiag.txt is the verbose output of the DirectX diagnostic tool.
     

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    Sounds like an old DOS app. Try DosBox.
     
  10. mad jew Moderator emeritus

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    Okay, thanks. I can't be bothered upgrading to VPC7 and my iMac won't run VPC6 so this might be a useful alternative. :)
     
  11. iBunny thread starter macrumors 65816

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    No its not a dos app. Its a fairly new app that was designed by some people in our company however, its unique and their isnt anything like it. And only runs on windows :(

    I have a Windows XP Pro CD.... I was seeing that Virtual PC7 has a thing you can install your own version of windows on, but thats 130$ too! :eek:
     

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