FreeFile Reviews - The eBook
All of the FreeFile Reviews from the past have been collected into an ebook. It contains over 50 reviews, dating back to 2009. Nearly half of them have just recently been updated.
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1 October, 2018
This is not a normal FreeFile Review. I like to present useful software, but this review is for a program that has no useful function. I'm not even sure of what to call it.
On its GitHub page, it is referred to as "Windows95" and "Windows95 in Electron". I'll just call it "Windows95 as an app". Whatever you call it,
Windows95 as an app is simply Windows95 operating system running in a virtual machine.
What's Good - It is a trip back to a simpler time for nerds. It is available as a standalone app, so nothing gets installed to your pc - just download and run. It is available for Windows, Mac, and Linux. It is well sandboxed, so no harm can be done to your computer.
What's Bad - It is well sandboxed, so it cannot connect to the internet. However, nobody should be surfing the internet with a 22 year old version of Internet Explorer 3. Just like Window95 of 20 years ago, it is not exactly stable. It will often freeze up, requiring a restart of the virtual machine.
— — — — The Bottom Line — — — —
No real work can be done with this app, but if you are nostalgic for old software and old computers, there is no easier way to go back 20 years.
Download Windows95 as an app HERE
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