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Windows 98 came with support for USB built-in; Windows 95 needed an add-on released only for OEM versions. Windows 98 supports FAT32 (and thus larger hard drives) out of the box; Windows 95, again, needed an add-on. Windows 98 included DirectX 5.0; Windows 95 did not ship with any version of DirectX. Windows 98 integrated Internet Explorer into the desktop shell; Windows 95 did not by default.


Since there isn't a UNIX 95 or UNIX 98 per se, I think you are referring to Windows 95 or Windows 98..


Windows 95 is 17 years old and windows 98 is 14 years old. this answer will get updated every couple of years.


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Windows ME was written to replace Windows 98. It crashed frequently. People replaced it with Windows 98. Microsoft quickly replaced it with Windows XP, which works much better.


It is possible for a person to dual-boot Windows 95 and Windows 98. This is done by modifying the msdos.sys file.


Most games written for Windows 3.1 or Windows 95 will run on Windows 98. Games that were only written with Windows 2000 or later in mind will usually not run on Windows 98.




Yes, just like windows 98


No. Only Windows XP is supported; Windows 95/98/ME/2000 are not supported and are not planned to be in the future.


2000 has stability, security, and better networking, but you lose 16-bit program support.


Use Virtual PC (download from Microsoft) and the guest operating system is windows 95. While running windows 95 as a guest, Power chess 98 will run on the guest windows 95 virtual PC OS


Yes, the Saitek X52 Flight Control Joystick will work with Windows 98 and Windows 95 (Windows 95 will require installation of USB device drivers).


If you have a Microsoft Windows 98 Upgrade CD, you simply put it inside the CD Rom drive and it should launch and proceed to do the upgrade. If you have a Windows 98 Full Installation CD, after it starts running answer to 'upgrade' in stead of a full Windows 98 installation. This will keep all your Windows 95 programms and settings. I hope this help


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"Windows 9x" is the collective term for all operating systems in the 16/32-bit hybrid family. These are Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 98 SE, and Windows ME. Windows 98 refers to a specific member or two members of this family.


Windows 98, Windows ME, and Windows 2000 all support upgrading directly from Windows 95. Your system must meet the requirements in order to upgrade, however.


No. They both use the same desktop paradigm, but Windows 98 integrated Internet Explorer into the desktop shell.


Yes, they do. Windows ME even supports Fat 32!


yes, windows 7 can run over 98% of all PC games even those made for 8 bit windows 95.


AdvantagesIt will receive security updates, unlike Windows 98It will be compatible with newer software (software that is compatible with Windows XP)It has support for newer peripheralsDisadvantagesIt is less compatible with older software, including software from Windows 98It has higher system requirements than Windows 98




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