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Old 2007-10-05, 20:46   #3
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"Jason Goatcher"
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Originally Posted by Brian-E View Post
If that message comes from the wine layer as I assume it does - rather than from the DOS program itself - it would seem to mean that wine is not going to protect other Microsoft programs which you may be running at the same time on top of the wine from memory accesses from this DOS program outside its allocated memory. The underlying operating system would normally do that and cause the program to crash rather than disrupt other programs. So maybe running that DOS program in conjunction with other programs at the same time is not a good idea.
So, when I'm running this particular program, running other Windows programs could cause problems to those other Windows apps, right? Does the fact that it's just a DC box make that less of a problem, since I could just reinstall everything? Also, if I turn the same computer into a multimedia hub, would the possible damage only happen to the Windows programs, or do I have to worry about other files, to?
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