Tuesday, 7 May 2019

A Look Back at Windows 3.1 running in Virtual Box


Download and install VIRTUAL BOX. Link in the description. Search the internet for a Windows 3.1 Virtual Box disk image. Create a virtual hard disk using the downloaded image. These are the steps I followed. Create a virtual machine. Select Windows 3.1 and use the virtual hard disk created before. For memory, I used the default 32 MB. Power on virtual machine. DOS prompt appears. Type command "win" to start windows. Let's take a look at the menu. This was the command prompt back in the day. What does it say under about. These are the different program groups. Let's take a look at some of the apps. Finally, let's change the OS colors.

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