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7. October 2017 at 18:41 #5007
Hello, tried my hand at installing Win 95, tried 2 versions of Win 95 just in case, as well as the same version you’re using in the video playthrough on the Magic DosBox Youtube channel which is OSR 2.5 with all the settings you’ve changed, yet always getting a “FATAL: No bootable medium found! System halted.” error, any fixes? I’m apparently using a newer or updated version of VirtualBox (which is 5.1 instead of the 5.0 version used in the video) so not sure if that’s the problem, if I should maybe use an older version? Thanks in advance!7. October 2017 at 19:23 #5009
Hi, I made that video guide long time ago. Maybe now is worth try limbo pc emulator, it could install win95 fine, then you can use this image wit dosbox. Probably you will need do that magic with drivers – remove installed by limbo and install that attached in youtube guide7. October 2017 at 19:25 #5010
Oh thanks, I’ll give it a go! 🙂7. October 2017 at 21:36 #5011
Was going to ask further more on how to use the image with DosBox if it weren’t for more errors hehe, Win 95 is still not booting up even with the Limbo Emulator.. sigh, not sure if to leave the project on hold for now since I’ve read and watched quite a few forum threads and video guides hehe, thanks for the info/help though!9. October 2017 at 20:15 #5012
Hmm, I think you have wrong cd…or non bootable9. October 2017 at 20:20 #5013
That’s what I thought myself, seeing how I tried more than one CD version, in any case I did find one that worked in the end but I guess I was just lazy to take care of other little things such as stretching/resizing the window to fullscreen and such, since i didn’t find any option to do so, in the end I’m still not sure as to why some CDs work and others don’t, I wonder if Win 98 has the same problems, or maybe it’s just my case, who knows.. 🙂12. October 2017 at 4:28 #5020
Kind of a late post so apologies for that but was browsing the net through some lack of sleep and ironically I stumbled upon a version of Win 95 https://www.pcjs.org/blog/2015/09/21/ that I can run in browser, on my phone lol yet setting up an emulator which in comparison at least should be easier, isn’t, at least for me.. oh well lol12. October 2017 at 4:35 #5021
I may have figured up how to run Win 95 in fullscreen via the Limbo emulator, though still puzzled figuring why some versions don’t work, however the ultimate problem is figuring how to install anything on it or transfer any data in its supposed virtual hard disk? Or mounting any image etc12. October 2017 at 4:38 #5022
Since the Limbo emulator only loads up the Win 95 image the only thing that comes to mind is if it’s in any way possible to create a Win 95 image with something already installed on it then open it with the emulator? I know, I’m probably overcomplicating things lol12. October 2017 at 21:31 #5023
Managed to install Win 95 with a proper version, on Magic DosBox via VirtualBox and the Youtube playlist/guides, however there’s another problem now, since I want to install a different game than Fallout 2, such as The Sims, I need more space, is it possible to use 2 HDD’s at the same time? In the sense of having 2 copies of the HDD file provided in the Youtube guides, on my phone at the same time? Thank you in advance!12. October 2017 at 22:15 #5024
One kind-of-error after another hehe.. soo, I think I managed to mount another HDD on another virtual drive, though this time after a quick look at the Win 95 boot-up screen, it goes back to DOS.. then it finally starts, guessing it’s taking more time to load because of the new HDD, however it doesn’t show up in My Computer, tried changing the drive’s letters, also probably important to mention that I simply inserted a new line in the Expert commands Configuration hopefully with the right info, it detects it in Dos as a new Drive etc. but Idk why it doesn’t show it up once Win 95 loads up.. any fix for this? Or also, how do you create a virtual HDD? Thank you!13. October 2017 at 14:21 #5026
Hi, sorry for late answer. No, you can’t mount more then two discs. You can mount fist for C:\ and second for d:\
maybe this thread can help somehow
But you can have two game profiles both can start the same c:\ but you can have different d:\
For example create game profile Fallout 2 and game profile Sims. Both profiles can mount the same img with system, but each profile can mount another d: image
here are correct configurations for images:
16MB: -size 512,63,16,32
32MB: -size 512,63,16,64
64MB: -size 512,63,16,128
128MB: -size 512,63,16,256
256MB image: -size 512,63,16,520
512MB image: -size 512,63,32,520
1GB image: -size 512,63,64,520
2GB image: -size 512,63,64,1023
300MB image: -size 512,63,16,60013. October 2017 at 18:41 #5028
Thank you, apologies since I’ve had some net issues myself, I’ll give this guide a look, though I think I remember following it some time ago. So far I’ve only tried what I found in another thread on this forum and that is just copying the RIP folders instead of the images to mount, had a few errors so trying to fix those as well.13. October 2017 at 20:05 #5029
There was a Game Image HDD I was curious about trying for The Sims in the video guide’s description you linked in your previous comment https://dir50.com/2n5bib3qypy8/hdd-2gb_AOE1_2_The_Sims_1.zip.html , however it fails to let me download it in any way, it either blocks the page if I’ve Adblock on or it floods my browser with pop-ups otherwise over and over again, trying a different tactic for the game with some RIP folders + some CD/expansion to mount and hopefully fix the game, other than that I’ve no idea what else to try hehe but thanks for the info/help provided so far, I guess just being able to run Win 95 on my phone is a feat on it’s own, in any case I’d love to read more fixes if there are more to be found! 🙂14. October 2017 at 15:17 #5032
My main problem with games with similar sizes is that if either the game’s image or the game’s folder is bigger than 2GB, since you can at max use a 2GB HDD you’re pretty much stuck, or the drive C in Win 95 is only big to a point, I think when i tried installing The Sims Deluxe Edition it needed more than 500 mb of space which was what my C drive had, any way of creating an HDD with more volume, or does Win 95 not support more?
Also would you ever consider doing a video guide for installing Win 98 or later Windows versions (if possible) like you did with Win 95?
Thanks again for the help/info!
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