Introduction: Android OS on Your PC!

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An Android phone is cool. It's like an iphone but without the "i" and the "phone" aside from the apple logo placed at the back. But did you know that you can have an Android phone installed in your laptop? Yup.

You read it right.

So here's how to turn your laptops and desktops into your dream Android phone.

Step 1: Downloading All the Requirements

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Step 1:

Download all the required Applications and Files to be used:

I. An android-x86-2.2-generic.iso

II. Download the Application VMware( for Windows) or VMware Fusion( for Mac)
from: or from any other torrent sites
This application will serve you as your virtual desktop!! 

Step 2: Install the Application

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Step 2:

Install the VMware/ VMware Fusion that you've downloaded.

Step 3:

Open the VMware that you've just installed.

Select:          File: New then click on the "Continue without a disc" (For VMware Fusion)
Same goes with the Application VMware.

Step 3: Setting Up the Android.iso File

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Step 4:

 Select the "Use operating system installation disc image file"
 You'll now be asked to locate the .iso file.

 Select the file that you've downloaded a while ago( android-x86-2.2-generic.iso).

Click Continue.

Step 5:

Choose "Other" for both the Operating System and Version.

Then click Continue.

Lastly, click Finish!!!

Step 4: Booting Up Your Android OS

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Step 6: 

Your Android is about to start!!! 

Select "Live CD- Run Android-x86 without installation (HDPI)"

click enter.
Your Android OS is now booting up. Wait for few more seconds...

And You'll already have your ANDROID OS RUNNING ON YOUR PC!!!

Step 5: ENJOY!!!!

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Now that you have your ANDROID OS running on your PC's

You may want to browse over the net.
Set-up a Screen Lock just like the Android Phones
Or do anything you want!!!


Thank You.

Brought to You By: BASICON S-12(2011)Group 11.


Rohitg23 (author)2015-12-17

yeah i made android my prim os just 4 days prior

Kasm279 (author)2011-08-23

Does the x86 release of Android support mice?

Rohitg23 (author)Kasm2792015-12-16

Yup It does

Kasm279 (author)Rohitg232015-12-16

You're over four years late :P

cuteboyz514 (author)Kasm2792011-08-24

I'm not that sure sir..:D

Kasm279 (author)cuteboyz5142011-08-24

I'm tempted to try booting this on my old Pentium 2 laptop...

cuteboyz514 (author)Kasm2792011-08-24

GO!!:D:D..TRY IT:>:>:)):P:P

Kasm279 (author)cuteboyz5142011-08-26

It worked, and rather well at that. However, it wouldn't boot on my old pentium 3 desktop...

JayE1 (author)2014-08-09

Is there a way to directly write/copy files from the Android VM to the PC?

tabrown05 (author)2013-04-09

You can also use a program called UNetbootin which will allow you to install a live flashdrive version to boot from, from which you may run it as a live environment or install.

cuteboyz514 (author)tabrown052013-04-10

thank you for sharing that!:)

felix kinoniya (author)2012-10-29

i don't have internet service is it possible to copy the vmware to my system

furrysalamander (author)2011-10-26

So, can I use a mouse?

cforrest2 (author)2011-08-25

Is it possible for this to allow a linux computer to use netflix? Plz respond with results.

rimar2000 (author)2011-08-22

Thanks for sharing this.

cuteboyz514 (author)rimar20002011-08-24

no problem sir!:D:D

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