re-upload: complete windows 95 installation in virtualbox
I got an email yesterday that said this:
I noticed that your tutorial on how to install Windows 95 in Virtualbox was removed from Blip.tv due to a rebranding effort on their part. I was wondering if you could reupload the tutorial to YouTube or some other website since I found the tutorial to be quite entertaining.
I still have copies of the original video files, so I uploaded them both as unlisted videos.
Here they are:
These videos were made at a time when I was still making videos about computer crapola. I don't do these anymore.
Why does anyone even bother running Win95 virtually?
It's only for nerds that want a nostalgia fix every so often. There is no good reason to run Win95 virtually at all other than just for fun.
I find it interesting you can still buy boxed never-opened copies of Windows 95. So for those with the real-deal hardware, yep, you can get a CD of Win95 brand new, even today.
What happened to Blip.tv?
In late 2013, Blip.tv decided to kick off any "non-performer" users that weren't making the site any money. I had stopped posting videos to Blip for a while, so of course my account got whacked.
The only way to get into Blip.tv now is to be "approved", which basically means, "If we (Blip) think you will make us money, come on in. Otherwise, go away".
Said honestly, if you want an alternative to YouTube, just use DailyMotion or Vimeo. DailyMotion is the easier and less restrictive of the two.