Re: [OT] Microsoft C/C++ Optimizing Compiler Version 7.00

From: Claudio Puviani (
Date: 05/01/04

Date: Sat, 01 May 2004 06:45:44 GMT

"Bob" <> wrote
> Can anyone point me to a place where I can obtain the Microsoft C/C++
> Optimizing Compiler Version 7.00. It was distributed about 10 years
> ago on floppy diskettes.
> I had a valid license but accidentally threw out the diskettes when I
> cleaned up once. Now I need to install it and I therefore am looking
> to replace the diskettes.

Consider using Digital Mars C++ instead:

It's up-to-date (MSVC++ 7 had no templates, exceptions, RTTI, etc.) and handles
16-bit DOS and Windows development.

Claudio Puviani