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Running c graphics program in windows vista

I have a 16 bit Turbo c++ compiler.when I run a c-program on my computer,it shows message "16-bit mode not supported ".
my O.S. is windows vista home premium.

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Maybe try to put the completed exe on the desktop.
Then click to the program with the right button and then
set the Windows compatibility mode.

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How to Run Turbo Pascal Full Screen mode on Windows 7


Now that's a program I've not worked with in a while ;-) I haven't used it since my early high school days in the 1990s. Turbo is a really old application that has been around for ages- unfortunately, being as such, it is only capable of developing 16-bit DOS applications, which has, for better or worse, gone the way of the dinosaur. In the x64-bit versions of Windows Vista and 7, all 16-bit native support has actually gone out the window in favor of 32-bit and 64-bit application development. This is why DosBox was invented- it is a true 16-bit DOS environment (much like command.com and CMD.exe used to be) that is capable of running all the older DOS programs that are no longer compatible with Windows.
When you run Turbo from the DOSbox program, press ALT-ENTER and it will fullscreen whatever you're working with.
Hope this helps,
- Vern

Mar 24, 2012 | Operating Systems

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HOW TO RUN TURBO C IN 64 BIT WINDOWS 7


Hi,

Turbo C/C++

64 Bit operating systems like Windows Xp64, Windows Vista64, and Window 7 will no longer run 16 bit applications and this includes Turbo C 2.01/Turbo C++ 3.0/3.1 or the programs they produce.
Turbo C 2.0 was first released in 1989, Turbo C++ 3.1 in 1991 making these programs nearly two decades old. They are just too old to run on modern PCs.

Upgrade To Modern Compiler

Note that Turbo C/C++ is very very very very old and produces 16 bit programs which no long run on many modern computers. So the best advice is to upgrade to a new compiler. There are many free compilers out there that you can use.

Free Compilers:
  • Microsoft Express 2008 -- Great compiler and comes with a nice IDE (Visual Studio)
  • MinGW -- Command line compiler but there are many IDEs that use it such as Code::Blocks, Eclipse, Dev-C++
  • Borland C++ 5.5 -- Will compile Turbo C++ programs (including graphics.h) but produces 32bit code (slightly better than Turbo C) Only includes command line tools.
  • DigitalMars -- Its still old but at least it produces 32bit programs (better than Turbo C). You might stumble across D++ which is a very powerful language derivative of C++.
  • OpenWacom -- Again, nearly as old as Turbo C, but it produces more modern 32bit applications! (this project is still active too).
If you are just working with C there is:
  • Pelles -- and excellent modern C compiler and IDE. Pelles also has the new TR1 libraries available so you can use regex and other new features. As well as support for many older libraries.
  • LCC-Win32 -- Used as the basis for many of the research compilers.
  • Tiny C -- is said to produce very fast programs.
.
All of the above are Free and all excellent replacements for Turbo C which is so old it will not even run on your computer.


Regards.

May 24, 2010 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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Turboc++ in full screen on vista 64 bit in dosbox



right click on the shortcut of turbo c and go to compatibly tab and choose the option of run the program in windows xp os and run as administrator .

Jan 08, 2010 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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I m using vista home premium 64 bit opreting system & i am unable to run some of the softwares that run on 32 bit OS like TURBO c/c++ compiler. every time i try to run it it shows the message "the...


There are compatability issues with many of the 32 bit software titles. The 64 bit version of Vista is not backwards compatable with all titles of 32 bit Vista. You will have to down load the patch or 64 bit version of the titles you are having trouble with. You can try to run it in compatability mode but things like Turbo C/C++ will not function in that mode correctly. They won't debug right.

Oct 12, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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How to run turbo c++in vista 64 bit os


You can run Turbo C++ 3.0 on Windows XP 64 bit , Vista 32 bit and 64 bit OS (in full screen)

Install the software DOSBox ver 0.72 (Freeware) from the link below (Direct Link)

http://prdownloads.so urcef orge.net/dosbox/DOSBox0.72-win 32-in staller.exe?download

Before going to the details u have to create a folder (any name will do).

Here we name it as Turbo

Copy the TC into the Turbo folder

Run the DOSBox 0.72 from the icon located on the desktop or from the location of the installation folder

Then u are presented with two screens which look like the command prompt in Windows

Now u are presented with two screens. One with a Z prompt. U can ignore the other screen.

There type the following commands at the command prompt [Z]:

Mount [Type in any alphabet that u wish except z] [Type the source of the turbo C] press enter

For example (Type in the following commands after the Z prompt):

Z: mount d c:\Turbo\ [The folder TC is present inside the folder Turbo]

* Now u should get a message which says: Drive D is mounted as a local directory c:\Turbo\ ***

C:\> cd TC [The contents inside the folder Turbo gets mounted as a virtual drive (Here D drive)

source site :

http://mycomputer.freefor ums.o rg/running-turbo-c-in-full-scr een-m ode-help-t1241.html .

Sep 03, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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I have vista 64 bit osis there any tc/c++ compiler that can run


You may try donloading Dosbox which is an Excellent program for running all 16bit and 32bit Programs

OR

you can checkout Dev++ which is a C++ compiler for all 64bit and 32bit Operating Systems as an option. Search it on Google and Download it may be better compiler for Vista than the traditional C++!! Rate if the answer helped!!

Feb 02, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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Turbo-c++ is not installed in full screen


Hi sagar,

Turbo C++ 3.0 is made for MS DOS 6.22 environment. In windows also we can run Turbo C because windows environment provides all native services of DOS. But in Windows VISTA some of the services are revoked. So to enable them either Vista is to be reconfigured or some add-ins are to me installed.

Other versions those can work in Vista are BOROLAND C++ 4.5, VISUAL C++ 6.0, and Visual Studio 2008. But in all these the graphics header file <graphics.h> will not work. Try to find an appropriate graphics header file or copy graphics.h in the cource directory and use #include "graphics.h" command in your C Program.

Please revert to me if having problems.

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Jan 31, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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C++ problem BGI ERROR


The most probable reason why the program is not working is because your Turbo C++ BGI Graphics folder is not "c:\\tc\\bgi".
Correct the path and it should work.

If you're sure that your path is correct, press Alt+F5 and paste the error received.

Jan 23, 2009 | Operating Systems

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Looking for a vista compatible c/c++ compiler


As 32 bit vista does not support full screen 16 bit plarforms(like c/c++) nd not at all suportable by 64 bit vista. to install u have to install the display drivers of XP, that can be found at the site of the manufacturer of ur Laptop/PC(in some cases graphics card manufacturer). All the best...., further having any query , pLz fell free 2 ask

Mar 05, 2008 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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