Windows NT Only Supports Standard Mode Windows on RISC

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When Windows NT runs on a system that has a RISC-based processor, 16-bit Windows emulation supports only standard mode. Microsoft purchased the emulator technology from Insignia Solutions; their product supports only the 286 at this time. A future version of Windows NT may include 386 enhanced mode support, but no commitment has been made to offer this level of support.

NOTE: Insignia Solutions may no longer support this product line.


Article ID: 101638 - Last Review: October 22, 2013 - Revision: 2.1
  • Microsoft Windows NT Advanced Server 3.1
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 3.1
  • Microsoft Windows NT Advanced Server 3.1
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