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Windows Neptune

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I was wondering can neptune be run on modern hardware and can it use kernel ex to have some stuff on it?

Kernel Version is 5.50 so i was inquisitive

will drivers from xp work?

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neptune cannot run anything even KernelEx. its a beta build

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6 hours ago, Dibya said:

neptune cannot run anything even KernelEx. its a beta build

aah sad,i thought it was pretty cool :(

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Unfortunately, there's not much that can be done without rewriting a lot of code. As Dibya pointed out, it was a leaked beta and even though it's based on Windows 2000, there's still enough differences where even if you installed KernelEx, it would most likely either crash the OS completely or turn it into Windows 2000. KernelEx I believe even replaces ntoskrnl.exe which not only contains the boot splash but a lot of other startup code as well. I totally agree though, it would be cool to do something with it but I don't think there's enough interest in it to actually start patching it to become usable.

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