How can I fool a program into thinking my Windows 9x installation is Windows 3.11?

A. Yuck! If you do need to do this a utility is supplied with Windows 95 and 98 called mkcompat.exe which will make a program think its actually running under Windows 3.1 etc.

  1. Click the Start button, click Run, type "mkcompat" (without quotation marks) in the Open box, then click OK
  2. On the File menu, click Choose Program
  3. Select the program's executable file so that it appears in the File Name box, then click the Open button
  4. Click the 'Lie About Window's Version Number' check box to select it
  5. On the File menu, click Save
  6. Quit the Make Compatible tool
  7. Try running the program again

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