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What are the minimum system requirements to run GW-BASIC?

One thing you may want to look at. I remember encountering a bug in one of the Borland products in that they complained of being out of memory on a 640K, himem-aware, DOS 6.22 system. That was due to ...
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What are the minimum system requirements to run GW-BASIC?

On screen it shows: GW-BASIC 3.10 (C) Copyright Microsoft 1983,1986 61934 Bytes free Looks quite fine to me. Whenever I try to launch the program in one true DOS 6.20, so without the use of any ...
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What are the minimum system requirements to run GW-BASIC?

There is no single GW-BASIC. Each OEM could customize portions of it to fit its own custom hardware. For example, I had an Epson computer with a 640x400 all-pixel-addressable video adapter on the ...
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What are the minimum system requirements to run GW-BASIC?

I think your issue is a simple incompatibility with DOS 6.x. Your GWBASIC came with DOS 3.10. I’d wouldn’t expect it to work with anything but DOS 3.10. Early DOS 3.x releases saw a lot of changes ...
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What are the minimum system requirements to run GW-BASIC?

Did you try loadfix? Even with setver older programs that run completely in the first 64k of ram on dos 5 and newer systems had this issue. If you choose not to do this then I'd suggest leaving dos ...
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