Run Windows 95 on Android

The 90s called, and they want their operating system back. Windows 95 was unique for its time. However, what once took cutting edge hardware to run can now easily operate on a typical Android device. Yes Virginia, you can run Windows 95 on Android.

What You Will Need:

Step 1: Download Stuff

If you have your own bootable image file that you would like to use, feel free to do so. Theoretically, this should work with every Windows operating system up to XP. If not, use the Windows image above. Transfer it to your Android device. Also, download the Limbo PC emulator app. It uses the qemu library (libsdl) but provides more flexibility when handling emulating.

Step 2: Setup Limbo PC Emulator

Launch Limbo PC emulator on your device. Create a new VM, and call it whatever you like. Change the CPU Model to qemu32 and set the ram size to 120 MB. Finally, go to Hard Disk A and select your image file. The hit start.   If all goes well, Windows 95

Settingsshould boot up. There is no sound output, so you won’t hear the lovely bootup sound. However, if you do have a OTG USB adapter you can connect and external mouse and keyboard. As far as stability, you will probably experience a force close or crash within 5 minutes of using it. But hey, that gives you enough time for a quick game of minesweeper. Windows 95



25 thoughts on “Run Windows 95 on Android

  1. Hooray!It worked.Sooooooooooooooooooooooooo thanks Dave,i haven’t seen the full version of Windows 95 and now i can!

  2. When I start Windows 95, it starts but says unable to start then the Safe Mode, Normal mode, etc screen pops up and I bring up my keyboard and it will not work. Help.

  3. I tried installing on a LG phone it doesnt limbo pc emulator doesnt install because theres a parse error i tried deleting some data it doesnt work i have the windows 95 files

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