How do I fix Microsoft Visual FoxPro?

How do I fix Microsoft Visual FoxPro?

If Visual FoxPro is installed on local computers use the following steps:

  1. Back up your files.
  2. Remove Visual FoxPro completely, and then delete the directory where it was installed.
  3. Close all open or running applications.
  4. Perform operating system disk error check by using Scandisk or a third-party disk repair tool.

Is FoxPro dead?

“We’re not announcing the end of FoxPro: Obviously, FoxPro applications will continue to work. By some of our internal estimates, there are more applications running in FoxPro 2.6 than there are in VFP and FoxPro 2.6 hasn’t been supported in many years. Visual FoxPro 9 will be supported by Microsoft through 2015.

How do I install FoxPro on Windows 7?

To download the FoxPro driver files.

  1. After downloaded, extract the FPDriver folder to a location of your choosing.
  2. Open the FPDriver folder and run Setup.exe.
  3. If Windows prompts you for permission to run the file, click Yes or Run Anyway to continue.
  4. The installation wizard will run. Click Next > Install > Finish.

Can not locate Microsoft Visual FoxPro Support Library?

Usually this only happens, when a compiled app is installed without corresponding runtimes. It might also be helpful to know, which windows version you are using and where exactly you installed VFP. This error appears when you are executing VFP application compiled into EXE.

When was FoxPro end of life?

Jan 12, 2010
Support Dates

Listing Start Date Mainstream End Date
Microsoft Visual FoxPro 9.0 Dec 22, 2004 Jan 12, 2010

What is the latest version of FoxPro?

FOXPRO Programming Software for Windows

  • Current Version: 2.1.35.
  • Publication Date: January 5, 2022.
  • File Name: foxpro-programming-utility-installer.exe. Download Installer 64-bit Windows. Download Installer 32-bit Windows.

Does anyone use FoxPro?

We are using FoxPro for few customers. There are still many businesses that are using VFP although Microsoft stopped supporting it years ago. Many legacy applications, particularly BFSI, Healthcare, Real Estate, are running on Visual FoxPro.

How do I use FoxPro in Windows 7?


  1. Download and install DOSBox – it is an emulator with DOS, you can run any DOS applications using this emulator.
  2. Create a folder to mount as a drive in DOS, for example, create a folder named ‘DOSBOX’ in D drive. (
  3. Download and copy the foxpro installation package folder to the DOSBOX folder. (
  4. Open DOSBox.