A colleague of mine was preparing for our #mHealthEvent, all about mHealth, mobile apps and wearables for the NHS and patients. In the process he came across these specs for Windows 95. Most apps are now bigger than the capacity you need to run an entire operating system.
System requirements for installing Windows 95:
Personal computer with a 386DX or higher processor (486 recommended)
4 megabytes (MB) of memory (8 MB recommended)
Typical hard disk space required to upgrade to Windows 95: 35-40 MB The actual requirement varies depending on the features you choose to install.
Typical hard disk space required to install Windows 95 on a clean system: 50-55 MB. The actual requirement varies depending on the features you choose to install.
One 3.5-inch high-density floppy disk drive
VGA or higher resolution (256-color SVGA recommended)
To use Microsoft Exchange and The Microsoft Network:
8 MB of memory
20 MB of additional hard disk space
Modem (required for using The Microsoft Network)
Microsoft Mouse or compatible pointing device
Modem or fax/modem
Audio card and speakers for sound