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

  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.

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