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DOSBox is an emulator that simulates an IBM-PC Compatible computer running MS-DOS, primarily intended for playing older games. It has been ported to a variety of operating systems (Windows, Mac OS X, Linux) and architectures (PowerPC, ARM). It is free software under the GNU General Public License.

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I have this really old game from the DOS era, anyone know how to run it in my modern machine?

I have a copy of Test Drive III: The Passion, but whenever I run it in my Windows XP machine it runs too fast. Is there any way to run this game in a modern computer?
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Is it possible to run games in Dosbox with a better scaler / filter than the ones available in vanilla dosbox?

As many of you probably know, quite a few games on sites like use Dosbox to start games which otherwise would be unplayable, due to their age. The graphics of such games (when played full ...
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No sound in TES:Arena under DOSBox

Since this is my first venture involving a manual install of DOSBox, I'm not quite sure if the issue is with the DOSBox install itself, or with the game. Either way, I currently seem to have no sound ...
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Why do people use DOSBox over Virtualbox in a gaming context?

I've noticed that a number of people here use DOSBox for playing older titles on modern PC hardware. I am very familiar with VirtualBox, I use it to virtualize several operating systems. I have also ...
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