Windows 8 is all set to break the conventions of traditional operating systems, thanks to its ultra modern features such as the Metro styled interface and Immersive browser. Moreover, as the Windows 8 support team reports, there is an in-built facility in Windows 8 that enables you to run your old 16 bit applications with ease.
So if you have been thinking that you’ll have to forego those vintage DOS based games while upgrading to Windows 8, you’re absolutely wrong. Below given is the procedure formulated by the Windows 8 support team for running your 16 bit applications in Windows 8:
The ‘16 bit Application Support’ in Windows 8
Normally while attempting to run a 16-bit application on Windows 8, according to the Windows 8 support team, you’ll receive a prompt message that asks you to enable the required support on your PC for the same. Perform the below given steps to effect the required settings:
- As the Windows 8 support team says, you may initiate the procedure by opening “Control Panel”.
- At the top-right part of the Control Panel, change the view of your icons by selecting “Small Icons”.
- The Windows 8 support team says that you may now click on the icon that reads “16-bit Application Support”, whereby the “Settings” box shall open up with “Enable” and “Disable” functions.
- In order to activate 16-bit Applications on your Windows 8 PC, click on the option “Enable”.
According to the Windows 8 support team, you can disable the same as and when you wish by selecting the “Disable” button.
By performing the above procedure prescribed by the Windows 8 support team, you’re sure to have enabled the working of 16-bit applications on your Windows 8 PC.
For any further assistance regarding Windows 8, please get in touch with Windows 8 support team.