How to install FoxPro in Windows 10 64 bit using VDosPlus?

Submitted by Karthikeyan on Aug 17, 2021 - 17:00

We can install FoxPro 2.6 for DOS in to any Windows Operating System both 32 bit & 64 bit versions. 

This method applicable to Windows 10 64 bit, Windows 10 32 bit, Windows 8 & 8.1 64 bit, Windows 8 & 8.1 32 bit, Windows 7 64 bit, Windows 7 32 bit and Windows XP. 

Steps:

1. Download VDOSPlus

2. Download FoxPro 2.6

3. Install VDOSPlus

4. Extract and copy the content to a directory of your choice to use with VDOSPlus. e.g. VDOS

5. Make sure the directory name is DOS friendly. i.e, FOXPRO26

6. Open VDOSPlus

7. Run the use command to mount the directory of your choice. i.e, VDOS

Example : USE C: H:\VDOS

8. Move to the FoxPro directory and run the install command. 

CD FOXPRO26

INSTALL

9. Now in the FPD26, run FOX command to open FoxPro

10. Optionally you can configure VDOSPlus to open foxpro automatically, when you open the VDOSPlus. 

For example, put the following contents at the end of autoexec.txt file. (Change the directory of your choice)

USE C: H:\VDOS

CD FPD26

FOX

Here is the video tutorial

Recommended :
FoxPro e-Book
  1. FoxPro Programming Quick Reference e-Book (New! Revised Edition)