BOPSCOL_workaround

BOPSCOL_workaround - To: Ramaswamy, Krishna Cc:...

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1 Ramaswamy, Krishna From: FINANCIAL DERIVATIVES [FNCE717-001-10A@LISTS.UPENN.EDU] on behalf of Ramaswamy, Krishna [krishna@WHARTON.UPENN.EDU] Sent: Wednesday, April 14, 2010 1:01 PM To: FNCE717-001-10A@LISTS.UPENN.EDU Subject: FW: BOPSCOL Workaround Dear All: If you’re using a VISTA or WINDOWS 7 platform, please follow the instructions below – it’s a couple of easy steps – to implement BOPSCOL on your laptops or desktops. I’ve also been told that those of you who wish to install Hull’s programs but do not have a CD drive on your laptops can avail of the services in the Labs. Good luck, best \kr Krishna Ramaswamy || Professor of Finance || The Wharton School || Phila., PA 19104 || Tel 215 898 6206 || Fax 215 573 8084 From: Figura, Michal Sent: Wednesday, April 14, 2010 10:39 AM
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Unformatted text preview: To: Ramaswamy, Krishna Cc: fnce-computing Subject: BOPSCOL Workaround Krishna, In order to successfully run BOPSCOL we need to install DOS emulation software like DOSBox. DOSBox mimics the behavior of old versions of DOS. Workaround for BOPSCOL on Windows Vista And Windows 7 (32bit and 64bit): 1. Download DOSBox Win32 installer from http://www.dosbox.com/download.php?main=1 2. Install DOSBox 3. Create a folder on your C drive and call it bopscol 4. Download BOPSCOL.EXE from webcafe and save it to the folder you created c:\bopscol\ 5. Start DOSBox (There should be a shortcut on your desktop and the start menu) 6. In the command prompt type pressing enter each time: a. mount c c:\bopscol\ b. c: c. BOPSCOL The program will start. Thanks, Mike...
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