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KernelEx

Program: KernelEx Version:4.5
Author: Open Source
Website: [ http://kernelex.sourceforge.net/ ]
Download: [ 228.4 Kb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: KernelEx is an Open Source compatibility layer with an aim to allow running Windows 2000/XP-only applications on Microsoft Windows 98 and Microsoft Windows Millennium operating systems.
Notes: Yes, this is extremely old, but some one might still be using a Windows 98 or ME computer on the side that would be interested in this(stop looking at me! I know I'm old and still use some older computers, with DOS, Windows 3.1, Geos Ensemble, Win 95, OS/2 Warp 3 etc).

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DosPanel

Program: DosPanel Version:1.3
Author: J. Rathlev
Website: [ http://www.rathlev-home.de/home-e.html#dospanel ]
Download: [ 1.47 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: DOSBox is an emulator for running DOS applications on various up-to-date platforms (e.g. Windows and Linux), enabling many old DOS game classics to be resurrected. The download is available from the DOSBox website. Detailed documentation can be found at DosBox wiki. The program DosPanel is a graphical user interface for DOSBox. The user can make all required settings needed to start DOS applications in DOSBox without concern the somewhat crude syntax of the configuration file. Each DOS application can have its individual settings stored by the program.
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Phoenix OS for x86

Program: Phoenix OS for x86 Version:1.0
Author: Beijing Chaozhuo Technology Co., Ltd
Website: [ http://www.phoenixos.com/en/download_x86 ]
Download: [ 465 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: Phoenix OS is a personal computer operating system which is further researched and developed based on the Android platform, mainly orients to smart tablet, laptop, desktop computer and other large-screen devices. It inherits many habits and experiences of classic personal computer operating system, and also supports millions of mainstream Android applications. You can use it freely no matter under environments of family, office, education or others.
Notes: This is not Windows software, it is a full operating system to be installed over or along side Windows, or on another computer not using Windows. The installation program is a Windows program and you do need to download and use this program to setup on your computer or to a USB stick to use or install on another computer. Please be sure to read the instructions and requirements for this operating system before using.

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Remix OS for PC

Program: Remix OS for PC Version:3.0
Author: Jide Technology Co., Ltd
Website: [ http://www.jide.com/remixos-for-pc ]
Download: [ 999.8 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: Remix OS for PC allows you to run our PC optimized version of Android on any computer. Through a simple and quick setup process, enjoy millions of Android apps and games on your PC alongside the many intuitive and amazing PC features we’ve engineered into Remix OS. A key feature of Remix OS for PC is multiple window support, and this has been vastly improved in the migration to Marshmallow
Notes: This is not Windows software, it is a full operating system to be installed over or along side Windows, or on another computer not using Windows. The installation program is a Windows program and you do need to download and use this program to setup on your computer or to a USB stick to use or install on another computer. Please be sure to read the instructions and requirements for this operating system before using.

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MEmu

Program: MEmu Version:2.8.0
Author: Microvirt
Website: [ http://www.memuplay.com/ ]
Download: [ 269 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: MEmu is a brand new *FREE* Android emulator that brings fun of the Android experience to Microsoft Windows devices. It runs on nearly all Windows devices (PC, notebook, 2-in-1 devices, tablets). Comparing to other Android emulators, MEmu provides the highest performance and greatest compatibility.
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KOPLAYER

Program: KOPLAYER Version:1.3
Author: KOPLAYER Inc.
Website: [ http://www.koplayer.com/ ]
Download: [ 315 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: KOPLAYER is a best & free Android Emulator for pc that enables all Android games and apps to run smoothly in Windows systems. It built on x86 Architecture, support advanced features like OpenGL & hardware acceleration, run faster, more stability and compatibility than other Android Emulators. KOPLAYER Android Emulator for pc support multiple accounts, video recording, gamepad & keyboard, and internal integrated Google Play store to compatible with all apps, more than 99% apps & games Running perfect on KOPLAYER.
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Nox App Player

Program: Nox App Player Version:3.3
Author: Beijing Duodian Online Science and Technology Co., Ltd.
Website: [ http://en.bignox.com/ ]
Download: [ 253.1 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: A free tool for users to enjoy the numerous Android games and apps from their desktop with ease.
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Qemu Simple Boot

Program: Qemu Simple Boot Version:1.3
Author: Sordum
Website: [ http://www.sordum.org/7763/qemu-simple-boot-v1-3/ ]
Download: [ 3.5 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: If you’ve been searching the web to understand how to test image files in QEMU, you’ve come to the right place. Our freeware, QEMU Simple Boot, simplifies the process.. It is a generic machine emulator and virtualizer. What does this mean? Imagine you have an ISO file which needs testing. You would first need to burn it to a disc, wasting time and a CD/DVD, or you could install a virtual drive and mount the ISO. But there is an easier way … QEMU Simple Boot.
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DOSShell

Program: DOSShell Version:1.9
Author: Loonies Software Group
Website: [ http://www.loonies.narod.ru/dosshell.htm ]
Download: [ 315 Kb ]
Requirements: Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2K/XP/Vista
Description: DOSShell is an x86 DOS applications launcher plus convenient Explorer-like entries manager that works in tandem with the outstanding DOSBox emulator. Use this a so called frontend for the DOSBox DOS emulator and forget about typing-in boring commands at the DOS-Prompt: you can run your favorite old games and programs by one click. It's so easy as you run applications with the Windows Explorer!
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WinUAE

Program: WinUAE Version:3.2
Author: Open Source
Website: [ http://www.winuae.net/ ]
Download: [ 4.6 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: WinUAE is a computer emulator which emulates the hardware of the Commodore Amiga range of computers.
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Agat Emulator

Program: Agat Emulator Version:1.27
Author: Odintsov Oleg
Website: [ http://agatemulator.sourceforge.net/english.html ]
Download: [ 6.3 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: Agat was a soviet personal computer based on Apple II architecture. Agat emulator provides support for all base blocks of original hardware as well as emulation of Apple II, Apple II Plus and compatible systems. Also it contains support for Microsoft Softcard with Z80 processor used to work with CP/M software on orignal Apples. All source code of the emulator is published under GNU GPL.
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BlueStacks

Program: BlueStacks Version:N/A
Author: BlueStacks
Website: [ http://www.bluestacks.com/ ]
Download: [ 262 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: BlueStacks App Player lets you run mobile apps fast and fullscreen on Windows and Mac.
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D-Fend Reloaded

Program: D-Fend Reloaded Version:1.4
Author: Alexander Herzog
Website: [ http://dfendreloaded.sourceforge.net/ ]
Download: [ 15.3 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: D-Fend Reloaded is a graphical environment for DOSBox. DOSBox emulates a complete computer including the DOS commandline and allows to run nearly all old DOS based games(and programs) on modern hardware with any of the newer Windows versions.
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vDos

Program: vDos Version:N/A
Author: Open Source
Website: [ https://sourceforge.net/projects/vdos/ ]
Download: [ 1.4 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: vDos derived from the DOSBox project (http://sourceforge.net/projects/dosbox/). DOSBox is targeted at gaming and available for many operating systems. If you consider using DOSBox for a database application in a multi-user setting, DON’T, you’ll mostly end up with corrupted data. vDos is for serious (mainly text mode) DOS applications, Windows 32/64 bits (XP and later) only. It lacks many of the hardware emulations of DOSBox (no joysticks, basic VGA...). Instead it adds a live file system, file/record locking, Windows printing, a scalable screen font and more. You should be able to run your DOS application quickly in a safe and convenient way.
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DOSBox

Program: DOSBox Version:0.74
Author: Open Source
Website: [ http://www.dosbox.com/ ]
Download: [ 1.4 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: DOSBox is a DOS-emulator that uses the SDL-library which makes DOSBox very easy to port to different platforms. DOSBox has already been ported to many different platforms, such as Windows, BeOS, Linux, MacOS X... DOSBox also emulates CPU:286/386 realmode/protected mode, Directory FileSystem/XMS/EMS, Tandy/Hercules/CGA/EGA/VGA/VESA graphics, a SoundBlaster/Gravis Ultra Sound card for excellent sound compatibility with older games...
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QEMU

Program: QEMU Version:N/A
Author: Open Source
Website: [ http://wiki.qemu.org/Main_Page ]
Download: [ 18 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: QEMU is a generic and open source machine emulator and virtualizer.
Notes: The authors of QEMU themselves do not compile binaries for Windows. They do however offer links to those who do compile QEMU for Windows. The download link above takes you to the list of possible Windows binaries. I found that the link to "Stefan Weil" is likely the best one to use since his compiles are recent and available for both 32 bit and 64 bit. But you will have to click a few links to get to the right one and scroll down the page a bit to get to the most recent files. As of this posting here are the latest builds:
URL to 32 bit: [ http://qemu.weilnetz.de/w32/qemu-w32-setup-20150321.exe ]
URL to 64 bit: [ http://qemu.weilnetz.de/w64/qemu-w64-setup-20150321.exe ]

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Bochs

Program: Bochs Version:2.6
Author: The Bochs Project
Website: [ http://bochs.sourceforge.net/ ]
Download: [ 4.9 MB ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: Bochs is a highly portable open source IA-32 (x86) PC emulator written in C++, that runs on most popular platforms. It includes emulation of the Intel x86 CPU, common I/O devices, and a custom BIOS. Bochs can be compiled to emulate many different x86 CPUs, from early 386 to the most recent x86-64 Intel and AMD processors which may even not reached the market yet. Bochs is capable of running most Operating Systems inside the emulation including Linux, DOS or Microsoft Windows. Bochs was originally written by Kevin Lawton and is currently maintained by this project. Bochs can be compiled and used in a variety of modes, some which are still in development. The 'typical' use of bochs is to provide complete x86 PC emulation, including the x86 processor, hardware devices, and memory. This allows you to run OS's and software within the emulator on your workstation, much like you have a machine inside of a machine. For instance, let's say your workstation is a Unix/X11 workstation, but you want to run Win'95 applications. Bochs will allow you to run Win 95 and associated software on your Unix/X11 workstation, displaying a window on your workstation, simulating a monitor on a PC.
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VirtualBox

Program: VirtualBox Version:4.3
Author: Oracle
Website: [ https://www.virtualbox.org/ ]
Download: [ 101 MB ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8.0
Description: VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use. Not only is VirtualBox an extremely feature rich, high performance product for enterprise customers, it is also the only professional solution that is freely available as Open Source Software under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2. See "About VirtualBox" for an introduction.
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