InShortViral: A hacker, gaming enthusiast, is required to install the Microsoft operating system, Windows 95 on Nintendo 3DS XL.
A hacker, gaming enthusiast, is required to install the Microsoft operating system, Windows 95 on Nintendo 3DS XL. It is a very interesting experiment, even if for the moment the level of interaction appears to be very limited.
It seems that the Christmas holidays have been particularly fruitful year for all fans of the hacking video game!
As we all remember in fact, just a few days ago the group Fail0verflow had managed to install Linux on a PlayStation 4, before even playing a special version of Pokemon! It was today instead announced the news that a member of GBAtemp, Shutterbug2000, has managed to run Windows 95 on a New Nintendo 3DS!
Hackers Install Windows 95 on Nintendo 3DS XL
It is not the first time that some hackers enjoy installing operating systems obsolete within current generation consoles. The last successful attempt was by Shutterbug2000, a portal user GBATemp.net, who managed to install the operating system Windows 95 on Nintendo 3DS XL, using the emulator DOSBox. Porting made an interesting experiment, which shows that it is possible to transport an old operating system in a generation console.
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According to Shutterbug2000 user, Windows 95 was not designed to interact via a touch display or the analog sticks of the console made by Nintendo. While the user experience is very limited, on the other you can see all the basic functions of the operating system work.
However, it would be interesting to understand if connecting a mouse and a keyboard to the console you can use the operating system, now obsolete, Redmond company. Can you also store files on the hard disk virtual and possibly install programs? The questions posed by Shutterbug2000 are lots and make it, even more, intriguing this attempt successful porting.
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In the video, you will only see the screen on and little else. In fact, we are not able to understand whether it is possible or not to interact with the operating system on the console produced by Nintendo.
The only way to understand the functionality offered by Windows 95 on Nintendo 3DS XL is to achieve the same steps hacker Shutterbug2000. An interesting experiment for all nostalgic of operating systems that have marked the history of computing.