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Windows for Android

Is it possible to run Windows on a Samsung S8 android phone? If so, how do I make that change?

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Link only.

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In a very roundabout way.

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Since there is no OS or rom for this, we have to go about this the other way and that's done with apps like VNC (link https://www.realvnc.com/en/ ) which lets you get that Windows machine and app on your Android screen.

VNC and let's start by knowing there are a few versions out there like TightVNC, RealVNC, MochaVNC and others let's us get to our Windows and other systems from our Android phone. Like this:

And the result can be like this.


This is not meant as the tutorial on VNC or setup but to point you to the usual solution.

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Well currently Windows runs on

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Intel only but they are working on a version for ARM processors. You best bet is to purchase a Windows phone which a few and far between. But there is rumor of a foldable phone soon from MS.

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The Windows Phone is well, dead.

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https://www.theverge.com/2017/7/11/15952654/microsoft-windows-phone-end-of-support and other articles note they finally ended it.

My encounter with Windows Mobile showed great promise there since we could write apps that ran on both Desktop Windows and Windows Mobile that were the same .EXE. It was pretty amazing technology with one fatal flaw. For the strangest reason you could not put your choice of apps on the Home screen. The Home screen was only for the Cellular Carrier and Microsoft to choose which apps would be there.

Those were strange days where Apple broke the mold by letting you choose. And began the real smart phone revolution. Microsoft lagged and paid the price.

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