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petr-akhlamov
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Compatibility mode in ReactOS

Post by petr-akhlamov » Sat Nov 28, 2015 8:23 pm

Hello. Recently, if i correctly understood, in ReactOS was started implementation of compatibility mode? If this so, i want to ask, developer, which works over this, will maintain a blog, as Gigagerz, when worked over shell? Thanks of Gigaherz's blog, i and many users learned about structure of shell and how it works.

*http://jira.reactos.org/browse/CORE-10366
*http://jira.reactos.org/browse/CORE-10375

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Re: Compatibility mode in ReactOS

Post by dizt3mp3r » Sun Nov 29, 2015 3:04 pm

ReactOS is compatibility. When ReactOS is released as a final version Win32 programs will run. NTVDM will run DOS programs. Windows drivers will function. This is partly the case now, see the EPIC WIN and the EPIC NTVDM thread.

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Re: Compatibility mode in ReactOS

Post by oldman » Sun Nov 29, 2015 4:31 pm

dizt3mp3r wrote:ReactOS is compatibility. When ReactOS is released as a final version Win32 programs will run. NTVDM will run DOS programs. Windows drivers will function. This is partly the case now, see the EPIC WIN and the EPIC NTVDM thread.
I think you have mis-understood petr-akhlamov, he is talking about CORE-10375 Implement compatibility tab in explorer and CORE-10366 Provide application compatibility for non-complient apps. The links are in his post.
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Re: Compatibility mode in ReactOS

Post by middings » Sun Nov 29, 2015 11:54 pm

I assumed CORE-10375 and CORE-10366 were about giving ReactOS a feature equivalent to Microsoft Windows XP's compatibility mode.

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Re: Compatibility mode in ReactOS

Post by learn_more » Mon Nov 30, 2015 12:45 am

petr-akhlamov wrote:Hello. Recently, if i correctly understood, in ReactOS was started implementation of compatibility mode? If this so, i want to ask, developer, which works over this, will maintain a blog, as Gigagerz, when worked over shell? Thanks of Gigaherz's blog, i and many users learned about structure of shell and how it works.

*http://jira.reactos.org/browse/CORE-10366
*http://jira.reactos.org/browse/CORE-10375
I have no aspirations to write a blog.
middings wrote:I assumed CORE-10375 and CORE-10366 were about giving ReactOS a feature equivalent to Microsoft Windows XP's compatibility mode.
They are.

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