Got bored. Installed Windows 98

Discussion in 'Windows XP / Older OS' started by tnx, Jan 6, 2019.

  1. tnx

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  2. kaljukass

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    Now start to show to the people for good money.
     
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  3. Michaela Joy

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    @tnx: That's like saying "I just climbed Mount Everest...Now what I do.". :)
     
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  4. rayleigh_otter

    rayleigh_otter MDL Senior Member

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    Unless you want to stay up there and freeze i suggest you go down.
     
  5. Mr.X

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    :tooth:
     
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  6. MrMagic

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    Upgrade it to 10 one OS at a time
     
  7. tnx

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    There's an idea..
     
  8. Michaela Joy

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    Go down on who? :druff:
     
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  9. Carlos Detweiller

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    Did you install it with that hammer? :p It still looks glitch-y.
     
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  10. tnx

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    It did take a bit of getting in. ( that's what she said )..

    Don't have any drivers for out before XP.

    Just did it for a laugh really. A guy on another forums asked if anybody could help him with getting a Windows 98 boot floppy.
    I offered and posted a couple out to him. He put a pic up showing his old desktop up and running with Win 98.
    Been years since I saw it and thought I'd have a go with my old LGA 775 with 2gb DDR2 RAM.

    Just about managed to get it installed. Now I feel I may do as suggested and install all of the OS's , we'll try to any way.

    Could be fun.
     
  11. Carlos Detweiller

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  12. Arachnoid

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    Looks like you only installed the vanilla drivers for 480x640 desktop , why not start at some windows 1x or 3x versions that will make your brain work?
     
  13. LiteOS

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    google
    windows 10 theme for windows 98
    make it the perfect os :)
     
  14. tnx

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    I tried win 3.1. Got DOS in, easy really then had a whole load of trouble getting 3.1 in, tried everything i know but with no luck.

    Just gave up trying and put my machine back in the loft....

    Too busy playing Resi 2 now..
     
  15. wilenty

    wilenty MDL Member

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    Try with DOSbox, you don't need to get any old computer from the loft:

    Win3_11.png

    Win3.png
     
  16. PKLove

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    make some cool s**t in paint
     
  17. Kipper432

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    Install vista! xD.. :orb:
     
  18. tnx

    tnx MDL Expert

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    Installing Vista would not be a challenge.

    Pretty sure I have some Vista images on disc somewhere.

    Not messed with Vista since it was out. Cant really remember what its like.
     
  19. Kipper432

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    For me it's beautiful, xD
    Best one I ever used xD..