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by sam
Thu Jul 16, 2015 10:37 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Installing 32-bit programs with 16-bit setup launcher stubs
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Re: Installing 32-bit programs with 16-bit setup launcher st

From about 1995 to 1998 it was common practice for setup programs to launch using a Windows 3.1 16-bit loader stub. This gave installers the ability to package multiple binaries for Win16, Win32s, Win32, and Windows NT for Alpha CPUs. At the time it was a reasonable thing to do since all of these p...