As we speak in “placing stuff onto issues on which they don’t belong,” we current a consumer, xyq058775, and his thrilling admission that he put in Home windows ninety five on a model new iPhone. He used a device referred to as iDos, an open supply DOSBox-like app to put in the OS. He discovered that the majority of it labored fantastic however he was unable to improve to Home windows XP. And we will assume he was additionally capable of play Doom.
There’s could be very little new about this entire course of – individuals have been placing emulators on issues because the unique VAX machines – nevertheless it’s cool to see resurrected software program run so readily on new hardware. Whereas I can’t think about an actual world use case for this (perhaps you actually need to run a replica of Mavis Beacon?) it’s an excellent theoretical train. Who is aware of, perhaps somebody can run POSDT subsequent.
Right here is the poorly translated FAQ:
￼1.Q: Can I set up WINDOWS XP? A: The reply is sure you’ll be able to, however definitely not by idos
, as a result of idos merely simulate the DOS surroundings isn’t the true sense of the digital machine, so the system is harder to run the DOS and idos simulation setting and should not have XP operating primary environmental wants, so later if transplanted XP system, then I’ll make use of their leisure time with associates ios platform to put in writing a plug-in to run XP digital machine system.
2.Q: Why are you doing this? Why not use Distant Desktop. A: First, to point out that this type of factor tall Distant Desktop is presently no help on win98 methods, to not use throughout system set up and gear strategies have despatched me right here.
three.Q: Why is the method I put in the explorer course of flawed? A: As a result of idos simulator solely simulates the sixteen’s dos surroundings, though win98 sixteen/32 hybrid system however Explorer and exe course of giant half wanted is a 32-bit setting, so once they want 32 program calls some system surroundings variables and help libraries when an error happens, LZ modify a number of the useful resource is designed to permit him to run in idos environmental good, Nevertheless, this modification will change the a part of the machine, which has led some gadget errors when utilizing LZ modify the great picture. After LZ in response to everybody’s suggestions slowly enhance!
There are full directions on his submit should you can learn Chinese language. If not, I depart the set up as an train for the reader.