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Notice: Our offices will be closed from Monday, August 22nd to Saturday, August 27th 2016. Our servers, downloads and license activations will function as normal during this time.

Notice: While installing Tao ExDOS on Windows 7, 8 or 10, you might see a message stating the file came from an unknown source. This is due to security changes in the operating systems via security updates. The issue is being taken care of on our end and should be fixed soon. The files can be installed safely and are digitally signed as they always are.


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Full support for DOS on Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000 and Windows Terminal Server 2008, 2003. Printing from DOS and parallel port (LPT) to any printer, including fax, PDF, image files and Word document files.

KB10004: Tao ExDOS on Windows 7 64-bit with Virtual XP Mode
Versions: Ultimate, Standard, Print

Keywords: 64-bit, 64bit, windows 7, xp mode, virtual pc, setup, install, kb10004

Tao ExDOS products work seamlessly on Windows 7 64-bit versions by using the integrated Virtual XP Mode, which is available as a free download from Microsoft. For more information about the Microsoft Virtual PC and Virtual XP Mode products, please visit the following Microsoft product page: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/virtual-pc/.

Tao ExDOS supports Windows 7 64-bit using the Virtual XP Mode on the following Windows versions:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise (64-bit)

Windows 7 Starter and Home Premium versions are not supported by Virtual XP Mode!

To work with Tao ExDOS products on Windows 7 64-bit, an installation of Virtual XP Mode is required. To install the Virtual XP Mode on Windows 7 64-bit, please follow these instructions:



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Full support for DOS on Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000 and Windows Terminal Server 2008, 2003. Printing from DOS and parallel port (LPT) to any printer, including fax, PDF, image files and Word document files.

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Tao ExDOS - Run DOS programs on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP and Windows Terminal Server. Print to any printer on any connection (LPT, USB, LAN, Cloud printers), including All-in-One printers, Microsoft Word DOC files, PDF files, Fax, HTML and TXT.