Windows 3.0 / 3.1 embOS

edited June 2018 in Product Comments

Windows 3.0 / 3.1 embOS

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  • edited June 2018

    Nice OS, I like the GUI and design :D
    I installed QuickTime

    There is even a Commodore 64 emulator too! :0

  • Thanks, this is one of those older archives I've never had time to mess with. At a glance I don't see much info about this odd release out there. I guess this is a pre-install from an embedded type device.

  • @SomeGuy said:
    Thanks, this is one of those older archives I've never had time to mess with. At a glance I don't see much info about this odd release out there. I guess this is a pre-install from an embedded type device.

    YEP :smile: :smile: :smile:

  • I Did Never Knew About This

  • A few months ago I tried to adapt this OS for a 486 single board pc.

    I started figuring out how to remove that c64-emu stuff and start EmbOS in "normal" Win3x program manager mode. I had no luck.

    I went over to an old linux distribution, as it was ready to install on CD. Now as I see this topic it pops back into my mind.

    Is there anyone using this? Or someone who has a working image/zip for a VM?
    If not, someday I'll go for more investigation on this, but atm there is not much time for such a task...

  • I had to do this... I took me a few hours, and now it is working.

    I am going to post an offer in a few minutes, here are some screenshots.

    I made a VM-disk (C-only, not that CDE crap) that runs IBM PCDOS 2000 (7+y2k) and embOS.
    As embOS comes without program manager, i took it from stock win 3.1 and placed it in embos folder.

    There's still a lot of work to do, but it seems to be usable.



  • @sdose said:
    A few months ago I tried to adapt this OS for a 486 single board pc.

    I started figuring out how to remove that c64-emu stuff and start EmbOS in "normal" Win3x program manager mode. I had no luck.

    I went over to an old linux distribution, as it was ready to install on CD. Now as I see this topic it pops back into my mind.

    Is there anyone using this? Or someone who has a working image/zip for a VM?
    If not, someday I'll go for more investigation on this, but atm there is not much time for such a task...

    Yes, I'm using it to convert the language to English instead of German. It working out so far!

  • @skinet said:
    I Did Never Knew About This

    Well, you do now!

  • When I try to boot from the hard disk,it told me a diskplay error occured.

  • @ITACHIKA6516 said:
    When I try to boot from the hard disk,it told me a diskplay error occured.

    oops..it's "display"

  • edited August 2018

    It only works with a S3 video card. Change video driver in win.ini
    This one should work out of the box:
    https://forum.winworldpc.com/discussion/10423/offer-clean-ibm-embos-win3-1-embedded-with-pc-dos2000-vm

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