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Windows 7: Can I install windows on to a PS3?

03 Aug 2010   #1
Internet Badass

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
Can I install windows on to a PS3?

Hi, I recently acquired a PS3 from a friend at no cost. I am wondering if I can install windows 7 or xp or vista on it, because it has some pretty good specs...And yes I know about yellowdog linux, dont have to tell me.


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03 Aug 2010   #2
esteban

7 Ultimate, Debian Squeeze, #! Statler
 
 

Doesn't the PS3 have a RISC processor? My money's on no, you can't.
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03 Aug 2010   #3
Internet Badass

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

probably not... I might have to figure that out.
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03 Aug 2010   #4
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Apparently possible

A Guy
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03 Aug 2010   #5
Internet Badass

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by A Guy View Post
Apparently possible

A Guy
aaaaaah a guy strikes again....
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10 Aug 2010   #6
esteban

7 Ultimate, Debian Squeeze, #! Statler
 
 

The solutions in the first few links all use a Virtual Machine in linux, which isn't installing Windows on a PS3.
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10 Aug 2010   #7
electrotune1200

Windows 8 Pro
 
 

I'm pretty sure that the PS3 released a firmware update recently that put an end to installing Linux on the unit.

Unless somebody found away around it.
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11 Aug 2010   #8
A Guy

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by esteban View Post
The solutions in the first few links all use a Virtual Machine in linux, which isn't installing Windows on a PS3.
Just postin what I found

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by electrotune1200 View Post
I'm pretty sure that the PS3 released a firmware update recently that put an end to installing Linux on the unit.

Unless somebody found away around it.
Geohot hacked it back

PS3 Hack

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