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installing windows 95 just for fun

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wondering if any of u have done this, im sure ill run into driver support issues but was just looking for someone with some experience doing this. yes it would be attempted on another hdd and this sig rig.
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Well

It's not like you're installing OS/2

Anyways, I think Win95's going to freak when it sees multiple cores. There *might* be an issue with you having 2GB of RAM (Unrelated to the X86/X64 RAM thing). SLi will be impossible, of course. I don't think you'll be even able to use your GTX260 at all. If anything, it'll use VESA drivers, instead.

But hey - If you've got an actual disc of Win95, there's a Capture the flag game on the disc that'll ensure your graphics card and processor won't go to waste.
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post #3 of 17
It won't know what to do with your chipset and won't install.
post #4 of 17
I tried installing it on a Pentium D 935+, and had many many issues during install, and it wouldn't complete install.

If you manage to get it wokring however, gimme a shout, I wanna know what you did!
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ill update post ether way
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Win95 will go "LOLWUT?"

So the chance of getting it up and running on a dual core rig will be close to zero.
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post #7 of 17
Yeah, it wouldn't install on a year 2002 Intel 845 chipset for me, so there's no way it will know what to do with that.
post #8 of 17
Maybe I should try to install it on my i7
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post #9 of 17
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hmm , dang , so much for that
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post #10 of 17
I installed windows 98 in vmware just to see what it was like
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