Partion hard drive install 98

  Spr 16:34 18 Aug 2018

Is it possible to partition your hard drive & install & use windows 95/98 on it or put it on an external hard drive. reason I have found a couple of old dvd games run on 95/98.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:53 18 Aug 2018

Yes its possiblke but hard work to install older windows versions

probaly easier to run in a virtual machine

or have you tried installing and running the games in windows 98 mode

click here

click here What games are they? I run the old command and conquer games quite successfully in windows 10

  rdave13 21:29 18 Aug 2018

Is it possible to partition your hard drive & install & use windows 95/98 on it

Not on a modern WinX machine.

  Jollyjohn 21:29 18 Aug 2018

I agree with the suggestion to run a virtual machine for W98/95

W98 cannot use more than 512MB of RAM so by using VirtualBox, or similar, you can define the amount of RAM available to the new W98/95 virtual pc.

You might run into problems with graphics - some games looked for a specific graphics card or chipset but a little experimenting might get round this.

  rdave13 21:39 18 Aug 2018

Jollyjohn first problem would be to install the game via a 'virtual optical drive'. Assuming the host is Windows 10. VB will allow any OS to be installed but the configurations can be complicated to say the least. Dead in the water in my humble opinion.

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