Developer gets Windows 95 operating on Nintendo 3DS

Jan

4

2016

It’s someone managed to install Windows 95 and working to get a Nintendo 3DS. Because the necessary code is put online, it is also possible for others to put the operating system on the handheld.

In a video shows how Windows 95 boot on the handheld gaming console. This has been put online by a user with the pseudonym shutterbug2000. In a forum thread on GBA Temp explains him what he did to get it working the operating system; because he has put the necessary code at GitHub is also possible for others to the OS on the Nintendo 3DS install.

Several users have confirmed that it is possible with the uploaded code to operate Windows 95 on Nintendo 3DS. However, the software suffers from performance issues, such as low frame rates. Also, it is still not possible to use the touch screen, so that the operation is laborious.

Probably the deployment of Windows 95 on Nintendo 3DS improved in the future. On the forum of GBA Temp developers talk about writing emulators to play PC games on the handheld. It remains to be seen whether these plans are viable.

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