In this article, I will show you how to install Turbo C on Windows 8. First, you must download Turbo C from here. Extract it. For example, I extract it to C:\DOS. There is install.exe file there, that is Turbo C installer utility. But, you can’t execute that file.

cannot-run

cannot-run

You’ll need, DOS Box to run Turbo C (and its installer). DOS Box is an open source DOS emulator for BeOS, Linux, Mac OS X, OS/2, and Windows. You can download it from here. After download, execute DOS Box installer, then run it.

DOS Box

DOS Box

Next, we must mount C:\DOS to DOS Box. Type command: mount c c:\DOS.

mount c:\dos

mount c:\dos

Now we can start to install Turbo C. You can change dir to drive C, then execute install.exe

Start Install

Start Install

Now, installation utility will running like image below. If you don’t know how to install Turbo C, you can read entire this post.

Installer Utility

Installer Utility

Press ENTER to Continue. You’ll be ask for source drive to use. We’ll use Drive C since we extract Turbo C to C:\dos. So, input C then press ENTER.

Source Drive

Source Drive

Later then you’ll be ask for SOURCE path. Just use \ then press ENTER.

Source Path

Source Path

Now you will see summary like image below. Select ‘Start Installation’ by moving selector using arrow key UP/DOWN on you keyboard then press ENTER.

Start Installation

Start Installation

Then installation will begin.

Progress Installation

Progress Installation

Turbo C Installation is Complete, press any key.

Complete Installation

Complete Installation

You will see readme first.

Readme

Readme

You can read it or press Esc to Exit from Readme. Now we back to DOS again.

Back to DOS

Back to DOS

To run Turbo C, change dir to C:\TC\BIN. Then execute TC.EXE

How to run Turbo C

How to run Turbo C

Ta da! Now Turbo C is Running:mrgreen:

Turbo C

Turbo C