pidgi2009 wrote:With the introduction of XE3-XE4, the compiled software does no longer work on old operating systems, like Windows 2000.
pidgi2009 wrote:GetSystemTimes(), for example, is called by default at start-up
pidgi2009 wrote:that function does not exist on those olds OS. I have to maintain a few software written and used on such systems. Does XE5 provide the ability to bypass those calls?
pidgi2009 wrote:gambit47 suggested a few ways to get rid of those calls, at the least to postpone or bypass them, but I have not been able to use these workarounds.
pidgi2009 wrote:You kindly suggested me to make a copy of the Winapi.Windows.pas unit, and to add the 'delayed' reserved word after the declaration of GetSystemTimes().
pidgi2009 wrote:But using the very same code, without the 'patch', compiled with XE2, it works, flawlessly.
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