How to install Windows 7 on an Android Wear watch

It's crazy, what's possible with some hacking. YouTuber Hacking Jules just showed in two videos how to install Windows 7 on Android Wear (in an emulator) and how this will look like.

What do you guess how much time it needs to boot? 1 minute? 2 minutes? 5 minutes?

No! 3 HOURS!


How to install Windows 7 on your Watch

All you need to do this is:

  • Android Wear device with ADB enabled
  • computer with ADB drivers of your device
  • folder (link)
  • know-how in DOS and ADB commands

Then you have to follow these steps:

  1. Extract the to the root of your hard drive
  2. Launch cmd.exe (via the start menu) and type: cd.. then press enter, cd.. (enter), cd adb (enter)
  3. Type: adb install Bochs251.apk (enter), adb push SDL/sdcard/SDL (enter) and wait about 5 minutes
  4. Launch Bochs app on your smartwatch and enjoy.

Via: Hacking Jules, Via: Android Community

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