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Windows 7: Windows 95 in VirtualBox

27 Jul 2011   #1

Windows XP SP3
Windows 95 in VirtualBox

Hi, I am trying to install Windows 95 (floppy version) in virtualbox (version 4.1.0) on a Windows 7 Host, but the installation does not proceed, and it stucks on this message "Please wait while Setup Initializes...", and never proceeds to the next step of installation. I've used the following configuration in the virtual machine:
64 MB RAM, 2 GB Virtual HDD.
How can I fix this?

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27 Jul 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit

may be the win95 16bit system not compatible on a win7 as it won't handle dos system I know win98se is ok as i have installed that system its 32 bit system
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28 Jul 2011   #3

Windows XP SP3

Yes, I have also tried to install win 98 se and it works fine, but win 95 does not seem to install. I've also heard that win 95 installed successfully in another virtualization software known as "Virtual PC 2007", but virtualbox failed to install it. Is their a particular reason why this happens?
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