Windows 95 is a consumer-oriented graphical user interface-based operating system.

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Win95 Game Options for Windows 7 [Options investigated listed in detail]

My quest: Get G-Nome (developed by 7th Level) to work on my Windows 7 64 bit installation. Now I realize there are some obvious obstacles (64 bit environment and a Win95 era game). However, I have ...
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VMware SVGA driver on Windows 95 fails to install

So one day I decided to try out Windows 95 in VMware Workstation (I'm using 11.1.0). I install VMware Tools, however there is an error: This program has performed an illegal operation and will be ...
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How can I boot Windows 95 on a VM directly from the hardware?

I have an Asus Eee PC X101ch with an Intel Atom N2600. I need to run Windows 95 on it, but it doesn't work natively. Only through a VM. Is it somehow posible to boot to a virutal machine? Like: ...
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Virtualise a physical Windows 95 PC

I recently found my old Windows 95 PC in the attic. Is it possible to virtualise it before I dispose of the hardware? What is the best way of achieving this? The machine doesn’t have USB. I might be ...
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How can I connect an external hard drive to a Windows 95 computer?

I have an old Windows 95 computer at home. It's a Dell Dimension XPS D266. I've decided to get rid of it, but first I want to get all of the data off of it. It has a 16 GB hard drive, and I have a new ...
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Quitting DOS Program and booting Windows OS

I have a really old System (Fujitsu ICL ErgoPro e450) It is set up so that it boots into DOS mode and then runs a DOS Program. My question is how would I quit this program, close DOS mode and Reboot ...
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Error when booting up a Windows 95 virtual machine in Windows Virtual PC

I tried to install Windows 95 on a Windows Virtual PC virtual machine, but when I am trying to run it post installation, I got an error during boot: When initializing device IOS: Windows protection ...
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Virtualising a WIndows 95 PC on VirtualBox - No Bootable media found

I created a VHD of an ancient but still running Windows 95 PC using disk2vhd ( its used for printing reports from our almost as ancient pbx ) I'd like to virtualize it due to its age. Installed ...
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How to install 16-bit XAMPP on Windows 95?

I need to install XAMPP on my Windows 95 running on my iPhone. I am 100% sure this is possible as I was able to get Visual Basic 4.0 installed on my DosBox for iPhone. I don't need MySQL, but I do ...
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Was Windows 95 an Operating System? [closed]

This question maybe a bit historical, but we didn't have Superuser at the time. Around 2000 when I was starting my Computer science degree, a subject was Operating systems. The teacher asked us to ...
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Format CD-rom on Windows 7 that Windows 95 can read

I pulled out my ancient Pentium 100Mhz running Windows 95 to play a game from 1996. This game has a critical bug in it that requires a patch. The problem is, the computer has no way to connect to ...
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Virtual Machine Trouble [closed]

I have an old Windows 95 CD and I unzipped its contents. I have all of the files on a flash drive and copied into my virtual machine's hard drive. It won't boot! Please help me!
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Can Wine emulate Windows95?

I have VirtualPool2 for Windows95, but recently the CD drive has not been working on my Windows95 machine. VPool only supports Windows95 so I can't run it in Wine, it detects Wine as a WindowsNT ...
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Online Virtual Enviornments for Old Operating Systems

I often need to run software on old operating systems (e.g. Windows 95, Windows 98, MS-DOS). Currently I have a bunch of old hardware that runs these machines but I was wondering if there was a better ...
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How to enable/emulate hardware virtualization for the Acer Aspire 5738?

I want to emulate Windows 95 from Windows 7 on my Acer Aspire 5738. I've downloaded Windows Virtual PC, but creating a new virtual machine gives: Windows Virtual PC cannot start because this ...
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Make sure a Windows 95 computer doesn't have any viruses?

I have an old Windows 95 computer that appears to be full of malware. I can't connect it to the internet (because I don't have dial-up anymore) but I want to take out all of the viruses off there. Is ...
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How to recover files from Windows 95 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Best way to get data off a computer with no support for USB or ethernet? I have a friend, he has a computer that has windows 95 operating system. he is using Lotus with ...
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Tips for running Windows 95 inside of VMWare Workstation 7?

I have a number of old games I'd like to play which seem to only run well inside of Windows 95. I therefore have endeavored to get a Windows 95 installation running inside of VMWare. However, when I ...
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How can I play Dr. Brain?

I'm trying to play this old game of mine, The Lost Mind Of Dr.Brain. I have the CD and CD case, on which I found the following: PC / MAC CD WIN'3.1 / WIN'95 Installation: If you have ...
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Windows 95 - desktop larger than screen resolution

I remember using a computer with Windows installed, and it had not one, but two resolution settings in Display Properties - one for the screen, the other for the desktop itself, and if the desktop ...