[vbox-dev] VBoxDrvCfg.cpp patch so vboxddu.dll runs well on Windows 2000

Huihong Luo huisinro at yahoo.com
Fri Nov 25 20:15:23 GMT 2011

I spent a couple of hours browsing more code, it seems should be very easy to make current vbox to work on windows 2000. about 10 more functions to deal with.
however, would anyone on earth still want to run 2k?

--- On Mon, 11/21/11, Alexey Eromenko <al4321 at gmail.com> wrote:

From: Alexey Eromenko <al4321 at gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [vbox-dev] VBoxDrvCfg.cpp patch so vboxddu.dll runs well on Windows 2000
To: vbox-dev at virtualbox.org
Date: Monday, November 21, 2011, 11:06 PM

On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 8:06 AM, Huihong Luo <huisinro at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I changed SetupUninstallOEMInfW api to dynamic loading, so the dll can still run on win2k.
> patch is attached.
> this is the only api in vboxrt.dll, vboxddu.dll that is unavailable on windows 2000.

the intention is to re-add VBox support for Windows 2000 as host OS ?
(it existed back in VBox v1.x days)

-Alexey Eromenko "Technologov"

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