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Win 98 on E71
Posted by Farhan on March 8, 2009 25 Comments Finally I managed to run Win 98 on Nokia E71 , the first person to run Win 3.1 on N95 was from Poland , now yours truly sitting in Pakistan has replicated the procedure to run Win 98 the procedure was very simple and took me 1 hour to research the basics and 10 min to install

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to save you from looking around to find easier methods to install Ive created step by step instructions for you to install it easily . 1) Install all the files in the Dependencies Folder

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2) install dosbox 3) install dosbox upgrade 4) Copy Win98.img to e:\dos\windows ( you have to make this directory yourself in the memory card ) 5) in C:\data copy mapper file and dosbox.conf files ( you have to make the directory in phone memory yourself ) 6) Run Dosbox and enjoy Win98
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The running on Win98 takes time and you may feel that you are getting the Blue Screen of Death

Dont worry its just Win98 loading and will take about 1 2 min to load . If you phone is hacked , Win98 may not work as the memory is divided in the hacked phone and running memory is reduced , I had to hard reset my phone to run it the question is Ive run Win 98 now what to do with it , well the first thing this installation shows the computing power of Nokia E71 even Nokia e51 , equivalent to the early 2000s computers secondly programs may come to be used some images may be made , let me try some experiments and Ill inform you of the outcome . Ive uploaded the files in zip format at UPDATED Working Link : http://rapidshare.com/files/370580102/Windows98.rar ( April 2010) its a 85 mb download , the included mapper.txt will help you in defining the keymap to be used

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Experimenting Farhan

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Filed under Bunch 'O Tech, Nokia Tagged with Dos Box, E71, Nokia, Windows, Windows 98

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25 Responses to Win 98 on E71

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Adnan Siddiqi says: March 8, 2009 at 6:36 am Great Stuff farhan. How is the performance?

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Farhan says: March 8, 2009 at 6:52 am Its sluggish , but works

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Haris Nadeem says: March 8, 2009 at 7:59 am My first attempt to install using your tutorial on my N96 failed. DosBox doesnt open! Now Im tweaking up things myself and then Ill try. I should have done this long ago, but my laziness Grrr!

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Farhan says: March 8, 2009 at 1:18 pm if you have hacked your phone it will not work also install the dosbox updated over the original installation of dosbox

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Skill says: March 15, 2009 at 11:24 am


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Hello ive installed on my e71 hacked and it work it was not necessary to unhack, also the performance is quite cool i just needed to put normal on the conf. file it was set to cw, and well not that its hacked what? xD i the text is impossible to read, am i wrong or i need to change the resolution? thanks =)

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Farhan says: March 16, 2009 at 3:40 am Thanks for the update , you are correct the text is impossible to read , you have to change the resolution , do keep me updated which resolution worked , nowadays Im busy with some personal work so unable to play with the phone

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diego says: April 16, 2009 at 10:13 pm Hi, I have installed w98 in e71, but Im not able to change the size of the text(resolution). I have modified the *.conf file, but nothing. Has someone already solved this matter?. Thank u

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Farhan says: April 20, 2009 at 9:02 pm Diego , I was having the same problem , let me look around will inform you in a day or two

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Jason says: June 17, 2009 at 9:35 am What is the default key for pressing ENTER in your mapper? The Return key on the Nokia Keypad doesnt work, as well as pressing the middle button on the directional pad.

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henrique says: July 20, 2009 at 12:28 am HI. i m having a problem: how can i make : in dosbox? my is fone is E71. help please

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Farhan says: July 20, 2009 at 2:58 am


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Why you want to make a colon sign

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henrique says: July 20, 2009 at 3:15 pm because when i open dosbox windows not open automatically so i need to mount de image didnt i?

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Farhan says: July 22, 2009 at 4:10 am let me check and get back to you , sorry for the delay I was stuck with some office work

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dhruv says: July 27, 2009 at 2:33 am I hope i win because i havent got a phone proper boring i need one bad and the NOKIA E71

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Farhan says: July 27, 2009 at 4:23 am Dhruv its about running windows 98 on Nokia e71 not winning a phone

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Akhtar says: February 26, 2010 at 12:21 am Hey why i cant download that!

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Farhan says: February 26, 2010 at 3:14 am The link had changed since my writing

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Akhtar says: February 26, 2010 at 6:25 pm


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Can u give me the Other Link?

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Leon says: March 28, 2010 at 10:10 am I know this is article is very old now, but could you reupload the .rar?

I'm trying to get Win98 working on the E63, which has basically exactly same hardware as E71.

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Harland says: June 4, 2010 at 7:47 am hi. I have got a problem with the application. I installed it on my nokia E72. It reads untill the logo windows, but then it goes showing it is safe to turn off your computer, when I press any key, it says still, no changes. What could be the problem ?

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Josh says: August 23, 2010 at 12:33 am Hey man. I put the Win98.img file in the right folders, but when I run DOSBox it says that it has to be ran from a local source. However, the Win98.img file is to big to fit on my phones memory. So I tried extracting it, and I got these two files, system and win. Shall I try putting these two files on the phone memory and changing the dos.conf? Thanks

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Farhan says: August 24, 2010 at 8:24 pm If you are using e71 , its better if you run it on a clean install , I didnt checkout the extracted files so cant help you there

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Josh says: August 25, 2010 at 2:11 am So Ive downloaded all of the files, I now have the dosbox.conf, mapper.txt, and the Win98.img. Please tell me what I am supposed to do with each file? I know E63 will run it because Ive seen it on YouTube

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Josh says: August 28, 2010 at 6:35 pm UPDATE: I re-downloaded the file that you uploaded, and it does not include the mapper.txt and dosbox.conf that I need. Please can you upload these and give a link? Thanks

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Josh says: August 28, 2010 at 6:38 pm Oh, and to answer Diegos question, if the font is to small, try going to Control Panel on the Windows 98 itself, see if that works

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