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Cannot use Quick Basic with my Windows 7 64 bit RRS feed

  • Question

  • what can I do to run my Quick Basic programs in windows 7 ?
    Saturday, December 18, 2010 4:52 PM

Answers

  • IIRC, your QuickBasic programs will require the QuickBasic interpreter in order to run. Windows 7 64 bit does not come with a Basic interpreter.

    Whether or not you will be able to install an old QuickBasic interpreter on Win 7 x64 is another matter. To test, I just downloaded QB 4.5 from my MSDN subscription and attempted to install it on my Win 7 x64 laptop. It fails to install citing the x64 OS in the error message.

     

    • Marked as answer by Miya Yao Tuesday, December 21, 2010 5:40 AM
    Saturday, December 18, 2010 6:51 PM