Linked by Mike Bouma on Mon 19th Aug 2002 06:48 UTC
Amiga & AROS As Amiga Inc is about to re-enter the computer arena with new AmigaOS4 powered desktop systems as well as with 3rd party embedded products utilizing AmigaDE technology pre-installed, there are a growing number of people who wonder what an advanced classic AmigaOS currently offers. This was an important reason for me to write a simple to understand WinUAE tutorial, so this would hopefully help interested people with setting up a fun and easy to use emulated AmigaOS environment on widely available mainstream Windows computers. This article also includes many WinUAE screenshots and information on acquiring and using freely available software.
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Re: Mike
by Mike Bouma on Mon 19th Aug 2002 22:07 UTC

Kevin Craik wrote in comment 15:

> Mike, if I was running Amiga Forever or AIAB how hard
> would it be to upgrade to OS3.5/3.9?

You wouldn't run into many problems. But if you do fail then here are some useful tips:

> Also, when OS4 is released will it work with UAE? I
> suspect not.

Correct, AmigaOS4 is a *PPC* native port of AmigaOS 3.9 with lots of additional enhancements. So for AmigaOS4 you would need to buy an AmigaOne compatible computer or upgrade a classic Amiga computer with a PPC accelerator card. The latter would be less satisfying and far more expensive.