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Getting Win95 to run on Windows VPC

Posted by essjae on March 9, 2010


Thanks to Derek Wong, he’s compiled a lot of info on this and posted it on his site.  He sent me an email a long time ago with his results and I just got around to updating my WWADW site.

Links to his procedure and the patch:

http://www.virtualuser.net/files/win95/Win95VPC7.doc

http://www.virtualuser.net/files/win95/w95vpcbt.exe

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One Response to “Getting Win95 to run on Windows VPC”

  1. sfc2000 said

    I managed to install Windows 95 without any patches using the old methods used in virtual pc 2004 and 7 it works fine on wvpc you just need to use the windows 95 boot cd image instead of the floppy boot image

    iso boot cd image
    http://www.allbootdisks.com/downloads/ISO/AllBootDisks_ISO_Image_Downloads25/Win95a_bootdisk.iso

    img floppy boot image
    http://www.allbootdisks.com/downloads/Disks/Windows_95_Boot_Disk_Download48/Diskette%20Images/Windows95a.img

    anyways the new windows virtual pc kind of lags and is really only useful for XP mode therefore i recommend sticking with vpc 2007

    and sorry if my spelling or grammar isn’t that great

    good post 🙂

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