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Name Windows New Executable
Other names EXE
Identifiers Apple Uniform Type Identifier:
PUID:  x-fmt/410
Description The New Executable (abbreviated NE or NewEXE) is a 16-bit .exe file format, a successor to the DOS MZ executable format. It is used by 16-bit Microsoft Windows, and by some versions of OS/2 and MS-DOS.
Orientation Text
Byte order  
Related file formats Has lower priority than Windows Portable Executable  
Has lower priority than Windows Portable Executable (32 bit)
Has lower priority than Windows Portable Executable (64 bit)
Has priority over MS-DOS Executable  
Technical Environment  
Supported until  
Format Risk  
Developed by Microsoft Corporation
Supported by Microsoft Corporation
Source Digital Preservation Department / The National Archives
Source date 17 Feb 2006
Source description  
Last updated 17 Feb 2006
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