Windows 95 now runs on the 3DS

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30 Responses

  1. drfunkenstein2k

    files not available to download from dropbox

  2. Calcifer

    It can run games it just needs some more optimizing for higher end games of the time. Anyways I had POP1 running just fine on it. it seemes like its as powerfull as the psp dosbox.

  3. Mud

    Maybe Starcraft on the 3DS.?

    • warfaren

      With huge lag maybe. You’d have more luck running that StarCraft HTML5 version that was released a while back I’m guessing.

  4. Stranno

    PSP also ran W95 back in the day, through Bosch build, not Dosbox.

  5. 3ds

    Not bad… 3ds look like old age notebook computer with dos. Maybe I can run warcraft2 at dos as well. Better than linux.

    • lol

      You are not seriously comparing a “system” like windows 95 to Linux, do you Oo? If so, you got no idea what you are talking about. Performance wise, you are also likely better off running Warcraft (2) under a native Linux than under an emulated windows … again. I don’t think you know what you are talking about 😛

  6. Hey, nice article! Thanks for using my video. I appreciate it! I agree about your RAM comment, Win95 only requires 4mb minimum. It’s most likely something else. Could be that the processor isn’t fast enough, as when Win95 is running, RetroArch has to run + the payload runs in the background as well. The N3DS processor is more or less 4 times faster than the O3DS in terms of clock speed.

  7. Wilfredo

    I’mrunning xp on mine

    • Smoker1

      You need a CD/Floppy Installation Image to run it?

    • rolls eyes

      windows xp? pleeeease thats oldskool, i have windows 10 running on mine and it even plays downscaled ps4 games on the 3d screen!

      • agod

        yeah im sure you are running ps4 games on windows 10 os used on your 3ds
        sure

      • agod

        I’m sure you have a windows 10 emulator on your 3ds that can run ps4 games
        because that is just so easy to do and so possible

        sometimes I just look at people and think maybe evolution is possible
        and they have just never evolved high enough to process these sorts of things

  8. stOneskull

    That’s fantastic! Really cool..

  9. Ricky D

    Yeah, that’s what I want to do is run a 20 year old OS

    • seth

      this wasn’t made for you smartass it was made to show potential of the system among other things but the people involved in this at no point in their lives thought about you or what you wanted to do

  10. Anonymous

    His hands are so beautiful 😛

  11. nyx

    “ported” lol. He literally said he only compiled the core with 3DS profile. And it just randomly worked on N3DS.

  12. Daniel Whittlesey

    Dropbox still isn’t working. Can someone fix the download

  13. X68K

    It’s a fantastic

  14. mo

    What is that program for psp

  15. Neria

    Windows 3DS? Why not. Microsoft could charge 20$ for it.

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