Installing QBasic with Windows XP Home Edition

  VicKen 17:05 24 Nov 2003
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I have upgraded to Windows XP from Windows 98 SE and wish to continue writing, and using my old, programs in QBasic.
I know that QBasic can be downloaded from the website click here but whereto? I have prepared a MS-DOS Startup floppy disc as recommended by Windows XP, but the procedure to be followed thereafter is not described.
Please can anyone offer any help!
Regards
Ken Taylor

  Ex Cossack 17:24 24 Nov 2003

Although I am still running Win 98SE I have qbasic running on my PC. I made a Folder called Basic and downloaded it to there. All my "basic" programmes that I still use are also in the same folder. Give it a try. Make a Folder called "Basic" or "Qbasic" on your hard drive and download to there. Because XP doesn't use DOS don't know whether it will work, but it is worth a try.

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