How to Install Windows 95 in Oracle VM VirtualBox

This video shows you the steps of setting up Microsoft Windows 95 step by step in Windows 10 with Oracle VM VirtualBox virtualization software.

How to Install Windows 95 in Oracle VM VirtualBox

To install Windows 95 on Oracle VM VirtualBox:

NOTE: You can install Windows 95 on VirtualBox 6.0.4 by following this video tutorial!

Step 1: If you did not install VirtualBox on Windows 10 before, please refer to the video below.

Step 2: After you install VirtualBox, you can create new virtual machines and install Microsoft’s new and old operating systems.

Step 3: To install Windows 95 on VirtualBox first, download the Windows 95 ISO file from the following link to your computer.

Step 4: After downloading the Windows 95 ISO file to your computer, open the VirtualBox virtualization program and click the New button to switch to virtual machine creation.

Step 5: Write the name of the operating system that you will install in the new virtual machine creation window and specify the type and version.

Name: Windows 95
Type: Microsoft Windows
Version: Windows 95

Step 6: Specify the RAM value for the Windows 95 virtual machine and click Next.

Step 7: In the VirtualBox Hard Disk Configuration window, highlight the Create a New Virtual Hard Disk Now option and click the Create button.

➦ Create a New Virtual Hard Disk Now

Step 8: In the Hard Disk File Type window, select VDI (VirtualBox Disk Image) and click Next.

➦ Disk VDI (VirtualBox Disk Image)

Step 9: Backing up the Windows 95 virtual disk to Fixed Size is important for performance.

➦ Fixed Size

Step 10: In the File Location and Size window, specify the size to be sufficient for Windows 95 and specify its location. Then click the Create button to create the virtual disk.

Step 11: After creating the virtual disk, open Windows 95 Settings and add the Windows 95 ISO file to the virtual machine.

Step 12: Add the floppy disk image to the virtual machine.

➦ Windows 95a.img

Step 13: Now run the Windows 95 virtual machine. The virtual machine will boot over Floppy and switch to MS-DOS mode.

Step 14: You must prepare the Windows 95 disc for setup. To do this, you will use the fdisk command. On the MS-DOS screen, perform the following commands.

➦ fdisk
➦ Press Y.
➦ format C:
➦ Press Y.
➦ Press Enter.
➦ C:
➦ mkdir WIN95
➦ copy R:\WIN95\*.* C:\WIN95

Step 15: After copying the Windows 95 installation files in VirtualBox, start the installation with the “setup” command.

➦ setup
➦ Press Enter.

Step 16: After installation of Microsoft Windows 95, follow the entire video to perform a step-by-step installation.

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