As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Yes, as a VM only. Retrieved July 13, A memory overflow issue was resolved which in the older version of Windows 98 would crash most systems if left running for February Learn how and when to remove this template message. Retrieved May 25,

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June 10, at 4: They were not; they mostly did the same things as the old, just in different ways.

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System Monitor supports output to a log file. Infrared Recipient, a new application for transferring files through an infrared connection is included. Retrieved March 11, This allows the Windows 98 MapCache feature to map directly to sections in cache. It made big improvements over Windows 95 in almost every area that mattered, and at the time it actually looked extremely sleek and clean.

VideoWindows Retrieved from ” https: Why do I use Windows 98, you ask? Only reason Wjn got XP and 7: I use either Netscape 9. Wun mostly eemp31gb reminiscing those times when I got my first computer as a child and at the same time I want to study deeper into the OS itself so I can make comparison between this and the current OS.


June 10, at Disk Cleanupa new tool, enables users to clear their disks of unnecessary files. I find they boot as fast as my quad core with 4 gig of ram xp machine.

Windows 98 – Wikipedia

Microsoft planned to stop its support for Windows 98 on January 16, Good for running old games etc but not much else these days.

Anyone old enough to remember using Windows 98 when it was still current can attest to the fact that it was a really fantastic operating system. It is fast and very stable, no need to worry about virus. I use it for my old Mustek scanner with Photoshop 7 and Imageready.

I need to par my computer and software collection down so I tried selling my win 98se cd and manual along with a boot disc on eBay…. Windows 98 registry handling is more robust than Windows 95 to avoid corruption and there are several enhancements to eliminate limitations ein improve registry performance.

Several functions may not work. Cleanup locations are extensible through Disk Cleanup handlers.


That is still my favorite Need For Speed version. I also have a desktop running win98SE, 2 desktops with win7 one is a gaming computerand a solo running win2k. Running them in virtual machines emp31tb their useful life for all times and you can keep the VM in perfect condition by making a fine tuned VM for each app so they really perform well. Windows 98 had its own separately purchasable Plus!

Brave dude tries to use Windows 98 for his daily life, gets a big surprise

For web surfing, I use Opera. Several components of the Windows 98 original release and Windows 98 Second Edition, can be updated to newer versions. Got something to say? June 8, at 6: Click here to Register a free account now! If someone were to hexed some progs like flashplayer or newer browsers, or other such files to install on 98se anyway that would be great….