In Windows 3.1 and Windows 95, what is a “grabber”?

Windows 3.0 Enhanced Mode introduced the ability to run MS-DOS programs in a virtual machine. This by itself was already quite an achievement, but it didn’t stop there. It also let you put the MS-DOS session in a window, and run it on the screen along with your other Windows programs.

This was crazy.

Here’s how it worked.

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  1. 2024-06-25 11:38 am