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Date:      Fri, 21 Aug 2020 12:27:28 -0500
From:      Valeri Galtsev <galtsev@kicp.uchicago.edu>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: very slight OT: creating a *bootable* MSDOS7 memstick
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On 2020-08-21 12:21, Mehmet Erol Sanliturk wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 21, 2020 at 6:27 PM Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve@sohara.org> wrote:
> 
>> On Fri, 21 Aug 2020 11:12:56 -0400
>> Aryeh Friedman <aryeh.friedman@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> I have a *.exe that needs to be run in order to recover the firmware on
>>> one of my SSD's that requires MSDOS7 to run.  I do not have a floppy
>>> drive and I do no have any form of anything from Microslut installed or
>>> even in the house.   How do I create a bootable memstick that contains
>>> this exe? (I am on FreeBSD 12.1pl8-amd64)
>>
>>          Will FreeDOS work ?
>>
>> --
>> Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve@sohara.org>
>> _______________________________________________
>>
>>
> 
> There is also ReactOS for executing Windows programs  .
> Another alternative may be Wine in FreeBSD .
> 

ReactOS resembles MS Windows 3.1 for workgroups. That is, it is free 
(open source?) system mimicking behavior of MS Windows 3.1 for 
workgroups. Am I correct? Is that still active/live project?

Valeri

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