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Jailbroken Windows RT Devices Running Ported Windows Desktop Apps
If you own a Windows RT device you might be interested to know that
there is a way to be able to run ported Windows applications on
Microsoft’s new Windows RT devices.
When Microsoft created their Windows RT operating system, they
basically used the Windows 8 OS but cut it down to run on devices
equipped with ARM-based chips instead of x86 processors, and will only
run apps installed from the Windows Store, until now.
The team over at xda-developers has discovered a way to used a jailbroken Windows RT devices to run Windows desktop applications, and developers have already started to recompile apps so they can be side-loaded on the Microsoft Surface RT.
Xda-developers have created a list of software that’s already been ported, with more details available over at the xda-developers forums. With the Windows RT Jailbreak Tool over at a different xda-developers thread.