Monday, June 23, 2008

Windows 2.03 on a Virtual Machine

REACT! 
Virtual Machines can be proven very useful tools. I have been using QEmu for some time now but I recently switched to VirtualBox (commercial, but free of charge, edition) because I desperately needed the USB support. Here is a screenshot showing my four desktops while in one of them is a virtual machine running XP in fullscreen mode:


Apart from running a "useful" OS on the virtual machine (it's useful because I needed to use a 3G GPRS USB modem which doesn't work on Linux) you can also run old or rare OSes. I tried Warp but I couldn't install it just like Windows 1.0. So I tried Windows 2.03 which did install and run properly. I also made a video with a quite lengthy tour showing most of their programs. (it's five minutes long!)

Here it is:

2 comments:

  1. Tritoniaki, epsaxna ton katallilo xrono gia na soy pw xrwnia polla, na ta programmatiseis kai na ta "trekseis" opws thes... (twra an ekana gkafa kai den einai simera (mera anartisis) ta gennethlia sou, ti na pw efaga flasia...)

    P.S. Epeidi o xwros den katalilos mi to anartiseis

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  2. Aaaa eyxaristoooooo poly. Ox molis eida oti les na min to anartiso. xoxo tora einai arga. Tha to blepoyn kai oi ksenoi kai den tha katalabainoyn tpt alla den peirazei. ;-)

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