Linked by David Adams on Thu 3rd Mar 2011 04:08 UTC
Windows If you had asked me, I would have guessed that this wouldn't be possible. One intrepid OS explorer has made a video wherein he not only installs every version of Windows since 1985's Windows 1.0, but proceeds to upgrade from one to another. The video, titled Chain of Fools: an Exploration of Windows upgrade procedures, shows how DOS and Windows are installed in a VMWare VM, and how a couple of DOS games were installed to see how newer versions of Windows handle backward compatibility. Similarly, various customizations were made to the Windows preferences to see how they survived the upgrades. Video embedded after the break.
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How about MacOS?
by harcalion on Thu 3rd Mar 2011 11:36 UTC
harcalion
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2005-07-12

I would love to see it skipping from architectures, minor versions, major versions and all that ;) .

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RE: How about MacOS?
by Lennie on Thu 3rd Mar 2011 12:26 in reply to "How about MacOS?"
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2007-09-22

That sounds like a complicated ordeal.

I think just installing the old applications is a problem for the latest Mac OS X versions because it does not support the old architectures anymore ?

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