windows ds?

Discussion in 'NDS - Emulation and Homebrew' started by dysan, Apr 9, 2010.

  1. dysan
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    is there such a thing?
    I believe I've seen something floating around but now I can't find it anymore...

    if there really exist windows for ds then more info and links are needed lol [​IMG]
     
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    I remember i read about thi somewhere. Anyways, I think you are not ware that obviously you cannot run any near modern version of windows in the DS hardware. I think this was accomplished using a reduced version of win95 or win 3.11.
     
  3. Dark Blade

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    Windows on a ds...Stupid Idea. The DS is too slow for it to be successful.
     
  4. shadowmanwkp

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    The only thing that comes to mind is this: http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=211487 which is an x86 emulator (not for things like halo, but actually MS-DOS games).

    what it emulates:
    There's also DSlinux, but that needs a RAM expansion in the 2nd slot for most things, plus the fact that it ain't windows.....
     
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    I think that windows DS was a piece of homebrew that tried to look like windows. I think it had a text editor and a calculator... but really it's not what you're looking for.
     
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    That's exactly what Windows 3.1 was!!!

    lol
     
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    I remember those days, windows started, and I used to go directly to Restart in MS-DOS mode to be able to run games.
     
  9. dysan
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    whoah....those apps haven't been updated for years! lol


    do you guys think that old dos games can be played on the ds using those homebrew?(the ones stated above)...that would really be something....


    just found out about wintendos, ever heard of it? here's the site's download page http://wintendos.olympe-network.com/Telechargement.php

    anyone used it before?
     
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    I've heard of Wintendos, but I've never used it.
     
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    I think that DSX86 might be a better shot. Wintendos is not actually an emulator, it's just that piece of homebrew I was talking about before. The one that looks like windows.

    DSX86, however, is an emulator, and will play extremely old dos games fine.
    Just don't expect it to run Warcraft or anything. The DS just isn't powerful enough for that.
     
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    the Netherregions!
    this, I've used it for a while and it's the closest you can get.
    It's windows xp, with a couple of apps like calculator and so on.
     
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    I've tried all of the ones that I could find, and they all had some huge flaw somewhere...it was slightly depressing, but I wasn't expecting much from them xD.
     
  14. dysan
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    extremely old dos games? what do you mean by that?pre 1990 games? that's fine with me! lol

    doesn't it have like a compatibility list or something?
     
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    i think these people are talk about moonshell 1.71, which can look like windows with the right skins.