Install Windows 95 On a Modern Computer Tags: Computers Windows 95 Windows Last response: December 27, 2012 6:50 PM in Windows 95/98/ME Share tharve4007 December 26, 2012 9:15:27 PM I have a computer with more than 480 mb of RAM and too much processor speed, but I want to dual boot it with windows 8. Specs: 3rd gen intel i3 (only 1.8 ghz, 3m cache, dual core, 4 threads) 4 gigs of ram 64 bit dell bios 500 gigs of hdd hd integrated graphics usb and 3.0 More about : install windows modern computer ex_bubblehead December 26, 2012 9:32:14 PM Windows 95 isn't going to run on that hardware for a great many reasons, not the least of which is that there are no drivers for the hardware. tharve4007 December 27, 2012 9:14:40 AM It's a new partition. Would the installation disk think it was a new computer? I think it installs the drivers automatically. Windows 7 and 8 do. Related resources How Can You Run Windows 95 On A Modern PC? - Forum Windows 98 & modern gpu - 3D Accel & DX - Forum Windows 98 & modern gpu - 3D Accel & DX - Forum Will windows 95 run on a 64 bit pc - Forum VM Ware won't install Windows 95 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Ijack December 27, 2012 10:08:24 AM The problem is that Windows 95 drivers for your hardware probably just don't exist. The hardware didn't exist when the OS was written, and Windows 95 is now so obsolete that hardware manufacturers just don't write drivers for Windows 95. Use a Virtual Machine if you must run Windows 95. PhilFrisbie December 27, 2012 6:50:05 PM Ijack said:Use a Virtual Machine if you must run Windows 95. That is just what I told him on the duplicate thread! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : Forumwindows 95 ForumWin 95 installation error after restart? ForumWindows 95 ForumI5 2500K 4.7 GHz stable in Prime 95 but fails during boot up ForumCan't fresh install Win 95 on new HD ForumHow-To: Get rid of Modern UI and much more ForumUnstable new build failing prime 95 blend test Forum486 data transfer to modern platform ForumModern Warfare 2 game crash causes computer to shut down Forum"NTLDR is missing" windows 95 Forum[Solved] What are, hardware limiations of Windows 98? ForumAdd printer wizard- windows 98 ForumHow do i get fozolus o work on windows 7. it use ti run on windows 98. ForumWhere can I find a video driver for an Emachine running Windows 98 ForumWindows 98 Insufficient Memory startup error More resources !