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Is there 16 bit application support for Windows 10?


New member
Mar 9, 2014
16 bit application support for Windows 10

Hello guys.
I have an old laptop and I'm running Windows 10 latest build on it because I'm a geek. It is working fine.
I tried installing Pro Evolution Soccer 6 (I used to do it all the time in Windows 8.1, just needs enabling 16 bit application support)

When I tried to enable it in this Windows 10 I get FONDUE.exe something.
Here's the picture.

Need help please.

Ma Rio

New member
Sep 28, 2013
You just have to use that command format.
I've never done that thing, so I have no idea, but the instructions seem pretty straight forward.

fondue.exe /enable-feature [insert the feature that you want to enable, and the other parameters]


New member
Oct 26, 2011
Re: 16 bit application support for Windows 10

If you installed the x64 version of 10, you'll need an emulator. Can't run 16 bit programs with 64 bit systems.


New member
Jun 4, 2015
The 32-bit version of Windows 10 can run a 16-bit application. In build 10074 at least. When I copied in a legacy application into Windows 10 (running in a virtual machine), Windows prompted me to add NTVDM, the NT virtual DOS machine. After installing it and a restart I was able to launch the application.

The 64-bit version of Windows 10 will not be able to run a 16-bit application. Unless you need to address more than 4GB of memory you can install the 32-bit version.

Hope this help, but as always, your mileage may vary.