Windows xp on ryzen?

I have a ryzen 3 1200 and gtx 1050. I want to play some early xp games without a virtual machine. I want to know how this is possible. I know drivers do not exist for xp for my cpu and b350 chipset, but would would the basic xp drivers work? Do xp drivers exist for my 1050?
 

kanewolf

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The biggest problem will be mouse and keyboard. You won't have USB (2 or 3). You might have PS2. You probably won't have storage. You'll have 4GB RAM. Good luck. I wouldn't hassle with it. It would be much easier to go to a thrift shop and buy a "junk" PC that works with XP for $30 ...
 
I have a cheapo 90s ps2 keyboard and a ps2 port on my mobo. That solves problem 1. Ill have to see about the storage. The 4gb ram limit doesnt hurt xp so thats not a problem. The problem with buying a junk pc is getting an old gpu. They arent cheap on ebay. Ill just have to try.
 
Ok. That sounds promising. Is there any place to get a trial iso? I have a virtual box running from the trial xp vhd included the xp mode xp vm you can download from Microsofts website.
https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/download-windows-xp-for-free-and-legally-straight-from-microsoft-si/
The vhd from xp mode works well in virtualbox, but how do i convert the vhd into an iso to etch to a usb drive. I have extracted the vhd and coppied the vhds contents to a usb stick but it doesnt boot from it. I have done the command prompt vhd to iso converter using virtualbox successfully before, however it just sticks at 0% with this vhd for over an hour.
 

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