Do you know that you can install Android 5.0.2 OS on your Windows PC like you install a Software or application in Windows? Maybe yes, or maybe not.
If not then you’re Welcome to this New How to Guide on Android x86 OS installtion, In our Previous Tutorials we shown you with the help of Video guide that How you can install Android 4.4.2 Kitkat with PlayStore on any PC (Dual Boot with Linux, Mac or Windows). Well, today in this How to Guide i will Show you How you can install Android 5.0.2 Lollipop on any Windows PC using Android x86 Installer with just few steps and Dual boot Windows and Android.
The best thing about the Android x86 installer is that you don’t need any USB Drive for installtion or install Grub bootloader which many do not like as it replaces the Windows boot manager.
The problem with the previous installation using USB were like Bootmanager is Missing, error 16, hangs at Android boot LOGO etc. Also it was limited to space of 2GB. But if we install using Android x86 Installer Setup for Windows, we can create internal storage from 2GB(Min.) to 32GB(Max.).
This Installer will let you install Android x86 on your PC like you install any other app or software, for example, installing VLC media Player. Yes, it’s that much easier now.
Also Android x86 Installer ensures no risk to Damage HDD Partitions, Boot Data or User Data. It’s like WUBI (ubuntu installer) but it is NOT a WUBI Based Installer. You can uninstall it anytime like you uninstall a Program in Windows.
After installation you will get an option on boot to select Windows or Android. (See the Screenshot below)
Table of Contents
- Android 5.0.2 x86 ISO (Download Now)
- Windows Boot Manager/NTLDR ( it is the default Boot Manager, no need if you have windows installed)
- Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8 32-bit or 64-bit
- .NET Framework 4
- Androidx86 Installer (Download from Here).
Installing Android-x86 5.0.2 KitKat on Windows/Linux PC:
- Launch the Androidx86 Installer.
- Select the downloaded Android x86 5.0.2 ISO file
- Select the partition where Android will be installed.
- Select “User Data Max. Size” i.e. Internal Space
- Click Install and wait about 5 min.
- Note: Installation time depends on “User Data Max. Size” may be more than 10min with 32GB
How to Uninstall Android 4.4.2 KitKat from Windows PC:
- Start->Control Panel -> Programs and Features
- Select Android and click on “Uninstall”
- Just press any key and wait until screen disappear
Below is a Video Guide showing installtion of Android 4.4.2 Kitkat, follow the same steps as shown in the following video, just change th Android x86 ISO file from Android 4.4.2 Kitkat to Android 5.0.2 Lollipop.
- Not Work if GRUB is the default bootloader
- EFI Not Supported
- Version 1.2:
– Support Windows 2000/XP [waiting for Users Reports]
– Logging Installation Process
- Version 1.1: automatically detect if VGA Card require xforcevesa nomodeset, no more android black screen
- Version 1.0: initial version
- you can install Android on “USB Disk” or “SD Card”
- you can install Android on Windows partition (Drive C: ), no problems at all
Windows 8 Devices Note:
- Most of Windows 8 Devices which use UEFI and GPT Disk is not supported till Now.
- How to change Android Screen DPI ?
- I’m waiting too much time and installation still not completed, what’s going on?
- Installer window not responding?
- Can it be installed with Windows 7 and ubuntu (installed with WUBI) ?
- What about UEFI Devices ?
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