Running Nonnative Applications in Windows 2000 Professional

You can run applications created for Microsoft Windows 95 and Microsoft Windows 98, 16-bit Windows, Microsoft MS-DOS, OS/2, and the Portable Operating System Interface for UNIX (POSIX) standard under Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional. Windows 2000 Professional uses subsystems and processes that emulate the operating systems under which these applications run.

In This Chapter

The Emulation Model

Running Windows 32-Bit Applications

Running Win16-based Applications

Running MS-DOS-based Applications

Running OS/2-based Applications

Running POSIX-based Applications