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VIDEO: How To Install ReactOS on REAL HARDWARE!

Posted: Sat Apr 07, 2018 11:31 am
by techtalk
We will take installing ReactOS to the next level! In prior videos we limited our focus to a Virtual Machine. In this video, not only do we install ReactOS on REAL HARDWARE, but we also provide you tips on how you can do the same.

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o70-Mr1 ... e=youtu.be

Hardware Specs for the machine used in this video:

Dell Lattitude D630

Processor: Intel T7300 Core 2 Duo (2.0GHz, 800MHz FSB, 4MB Cache)
Graphics: Intel GMA X3100
Display: WXGA+ 1440 x 900 (matte)
Hard Drive: 80GB 540RPM
Memory: 512MB (512MB x 1), up to 4GB max (Mine has 2GB)
Pointing device: Touchpad or Track Stick
Intel 3945 WLAN (802.11a/g) mini Card
Dell Wireless 360 Bluetooth Vista Module
USA keyboard

Ports:
4 – USB 2.0 (two in the back and two on the right)
FireWire (left)
Security lock (left)
Headphone out & microphone in (left)
VGA out (back)
56k modem (back)
Gigabit Ethernet (back)

Power (back)
Serial (back)
Slots:
1 PC Card Slot
Smart Card Slot
Optical Drive: DVD +/- RW

Re: NEW Video: How To Install ReactOS on REAL HARDWARE!

Posted: Mon Apr 09, 2018 4:38 pm
by Blitzen_Dóiteán
Another Great Video techtalk! Keep It Up!

Re: NEW Video: How To Install ReactOS on REAL HARDWARE!

Posted: Wed Apr 11, 2018 7:51 pm
by techtalk
Blitzen_Dóiteán wrote:Another Great Video techtalk! Keep It Up!
Thank you! I really appreciate that, makes me want to create more :)

Re: NEW Video: How To Install ReactOS on REAL HARDWARE!

Posted: Mon Jun 04, 2018 9:10 am
by Elenax
Thanks techtalk for sharing the helpful video...

Re: NEW Video: How To Install ReactOS on REAL HARDWARE!

Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:15 am
by techtalk
Elenax wrote:Thanks techtalk for sharing the helpful video...
You're most welcome, glad it was helpful for you! Hopefully more coming in the future.

Re: NEW Video: How To Install ReactOS on REAL HARDWARE!

Posted: Sat Aug 11, 2018 11:18 am
by Jedi-to-be
https://habr.com/company/reactos/blog/419845/

I have shared your video to the public

Re: NEW Video: How To Install ReactOS on REAL HARDWARE!

Posted: Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:38 am
by commadorAmigaFan
Hey Pal!
Loved the video but a few quick questions.
I have a windows XP I want to put it onto.
The newer Dell laptop i have is what I downloaded React OS onto, I burned it on a disk ect ect.
On the Hewlet Packard I need to be able to install it from Bootup.
I didnt see how you did that. My disk isnt working from bootup. Maybe I downloaded it wrong?
Please state how you downloaded it and any steps you may have taken that I may have forgotten to make
the disk capable of downloading upon Bootup.

Thanks! :)

Re: NEW Video: How To Install ReactOS on REAL HARDWARE!

Posted: Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:36 pm
by Panopticom
I used the inbuilt win disc burner for that.
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/lib ... 51080.aspx

What's happening? You chose the DVD as boot drive? Did the dvd drive spin up or did you get any message?

Re: NEW Video: How To Install ReactOS on REAL HARDWARE!

Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2018 5:07 am
by techtalk
Jedi-to-be wrote:
Sat Aug 11, 2018 11:18 am
https://habr.com/company/reactos/blog/419845/

I have shared your video to the public
Awesome, thank you so much! I was wondering why there was a spike in YouTube traffic to that video :) I truly appreciate you're support. None of my videos are monetized, but I like to see how many people are viewing them every now and then. I did see a large spike over several days.

And a big "Hello" from the USA! I had to translate that site.

I've got a new idea for my next video that will be pretty impressive (if it works). I haven't found any videos like it (yet) on YouTube. I'll PM you once I have all the hardware, start creating the video and verify it will work. It may be something you want to share as well, it will rank high on the cool factor in regards to ReactOS. Thanks again!

Re: NEW Video: How To Install ReactOS on REAL HARDWARE!

Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2018 5:12 am
by techtalk
commadorAmigaFan wrote:
Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:38 am
Hey Pal!
Loved the video but a few quick questions.
I have a windows XP I want to put it onto.
The newer Dell laptop i have is what I downloaded React OS onto, I burned it on a disk ect ect.
On the Hewlet Packard I need to be able to install it from Bootup.
I didnt see how you did that. My disk isnt working from bootup. Maybe I downloaded it wrong?
Please state how you downloaded it and any steps you may have taken that I may have forgotten to make
the disk capable of downloading upon Bootup.

Thanks! :)
Maybe I'll make a separate video on that, but it's really easy. Just download the .ISO image and burn it to a DVD/CD. Then, use whatever boot options on your PC's BIOS allow you to boot from the CD/DVD (instead of the hard drive - usually press a Function+Number key such as "F1" on boot - google your PC's model to find out exactly). Then, just follow along the video. In Windows (at least in Win10), you can right-click the .iso to burn it to a DVD/CD. If that doesn't work for you, I've used a freeware app. Gizmo Manager which is pretty handy at burning ISO's as well. Hope this helps!

Re: NEW Video: How To Install ReactOS on REAL HARDWARE!

Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2018 6:43 pm
by techtalk
Jedi-to-be wrote:
Sat Aug 11, 2018 11:18 am
https://habr.com/company/reactos/blog/419845/

I have shared your video to the public
Last night I was able to get ReactOS installed (with networking support) running on my Synology DS918+NAS / Server using Virtual Machine Manager (VMM). Still testing it out, but going well. It may be something you might find interesting, here's a link to my other thread with some more info. to see if anyone would be interested in the steps to do this: viewtopic.php?f=2&t=17517&p=132894#p132894

Re: VIDEO: How To Install ReactOS on REAL HARDWARE!

Posted: Fri Sep 07, 2018 7:09 pm
by Violante
A very nice video from a very nice man keep it up

Re: VIDEO: How To Install ReactOS on REAL HARDWARE!

Posted: Sat Sep 08, 2018 6:21 am
by techtalk
Awe, very nice of you to say -thank you so much! Nice to hear that you enjoyed this video :)

Re: VIDEO: How To Install ReactOS on REAL HARDWARE!

Posted: Tue Mar 05, 2019 7:32 am
by techtalk
I've added all my ReactOS videos on my website: http://wagnerstechtalk.com/os to make it easier to find and so that I can easily share additional files/content in the future. Videos here will be helpful for installing ReactOS on Real Hardware, Virtual Box and Virtual Machines running on a Synology NAS.