Win32s


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Win32s

(operating system)
A free extension for Microsoft Windows, released by Microsoft. Win32s is a software layer on top of Windows which allows 32-bit applications (e.g. Mosaic) to run on Windows. Both stand-alone Windows and Windows for Workgroups run as 16 bit, and both can use Win32s to run 32-bit applications.
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