Developer install Windows 95 on Apple Watch

May

1

2016

It is a developer managed to provide Windows 95. Although booting it now takes more than twenty years old operating system about an hour, the software seems to run remarkably well be Apple Watch.

Proving the installation creator Nick Lee has a video online put . It shows that actually operates the operating system, even if it takes several minutes before Lee manages to start a program. Using touch gestures can open menus.

In a blog post explains Lee that he had to apply several tricks to get working Windows 95. For example, the software had to be packaged as a sort Watch application before the smart watch would accept it. It appears that it can be rotated own application code in some of the files, instead of that of Apple itself. So we managed to get an x86 emulator working which Windows 95 running virtually. The rest of the steps are set by Lee put on his blog post.

Much use is running Windows 95 on the Apple Watch out. However, it is a hobby project and a demonstration of the fact that the smart watch can run a desktop operating system. The Apple Watch is built a 520MHz processor, which works with 512MB of RAM.

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