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Sainsbury's who I work for in the UK is still using old pos tills that is running win2000 and using a dos program. Is it hard to have a pos till on a win 7 or win 8 pc?

asked Jan 11 '13 at 09:25

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Getting (really) old software running on new machines is a matter of trying i suppose. No real way of saying in advance if it will work or not.

answered Jan 11 '13 at 18:47

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Try installing it on a Windows 7 or Windows 8 computer. And see what happens. If it doesnt work then we can try a Virtual Machine with the older operating system running. You might have good luck with Windows XP because it is the same OS basically at 2000.

answered Jan 12 '13 at 09:31

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I do not have access to the computer as it a working till.

answered Jan 12 '13 at 09:45

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