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Anyone still using Windows 98? [message #269] Mon, 30 November 2015 23:00 Go to next message
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Anyone still using Windows 98 as their main OS? I was for 2 weeks, but It was really unstable on my more modern hardware. Still, I like Windows 98 enough to say this, OH WINDOWS 98 IS SO COOL Smile

Re: Anyone still using Windows 98? [message #334 is a reply to message #269] Fri, 11 December 2015 21:08 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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I tried for the sake of this post, and JEEZ! Can't take it any longer! (Posted with Windows 98)

What is the first thing a computer says?

Hello World!
Re: Anyone still using Windows 98? [message #337 is a reply to message #334] Fri, 11 December 2015 21:37 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Haha. I use my pocket pc to post on vetusware Very Happy

Re: Anyone still using Windows 98? [message #341 is a reply to message #337] Sat, 12 December 2015 19:34 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Does it use Windows CE?
(Posted with Windows 7)


What is the first thing a computer says?

Hello World!
Re: Anyone still using Windows 98? [message #342 is a reply to message #341] Sat, 12 December 2015 19:53 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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This message was posted with Windows CE Smile

What is the first thing a computer says?

Hello World!
Re: Anyone still using Windows 98? [message #343 is a reply to message #342] Sat, 12 December 2015 19:59 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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http://s21.postimg.org/mcap1on2v/Untitled.png

What is the first thing a computer says?

Hello World!
Re: Anyone still using Windows 98? [message #344 is a reply to message #343] Sat, 12 December 2015 20:44 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Windows CE 4.2 on my HP iPAQ. What CE is that?

Re: Anyone still using Windows 98? [message #345 is a reply to message #344] Sat, 12 December 2015 21:28 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Windows CE 5.0

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Hello World!
Re: Anyone still using Windows 98? [message #346 is a reply to message #345] Sun, 13 December 2015 01:19 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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What are you running Windows CE on?

Re: Anyone still using Windows 98? [message #418 is a reply to message #346] Thu, 17 December 2015 18:21 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Somewhere I have one of those digital photo frame things running Windows CE 6. Will have to find it out sometime.
Windows 98? For everyday use, why would you? Use the classic them in Win7. If you have legacy software to run then VMWare or VirtualBox.


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Re: Anyone still using Windows 98? [message #425 is a reply to message #418] Thu, 17 December 2015 18:38 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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As stated above, I view forums on WinCE 4.2 on a 240x320 display. Of course, computersetc is too fancy for IE for Pocket PC Smile

Re: Anyone still using Windows 98? [message #431 is a reply to message #425] Thu, 17 December 2015 19:08 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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The question is: which forum runs the best on old OSes?
I haven't tested it but I think phpbb3-based forums like 4tech, WinBoards and BA should also work.

I know there's the retro fun and stuff but don't you own a smartphone or something? Wouldn't that be better?
Anyway, it's not up to me to decide and this is kinda off-topic now...


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Re: Anyone still using Windows 98? [message #433 is a reply to message #431] Thu, 17 December 2015 19:17 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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I hate my iPhone 4. I prefer old school PDAs or using my Desktop or laptop (I have 8 computers)

Re: Anyone still using Windows 98? [message #434 is a reply to message #433] Thu, 17 December 2015 19:25 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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IMO the iPhone 4 should never have got the iOS 7 upgrade. The CPU is too slow.
At least with Android you get custom roms to update that don't slow your device down. My Galaxy Mini, whilst not my primary phone any more, is running Android 4.4 (it came with 2.2). I remember trying to run a copy of Windows 3.1 on it from WinWorld using some glitchy version of QEMU for android. It did boot eventually, but was too slow to be usable.

8 computers? I have more than that. Here in the UK you can get a decent core 2 duo machine for about $20, including 2GB RAM and a 160GB HDD + Windows 7 Pro (legit). None of my monitors cost me any more than $10. The most I have ever spent on technology is $40 on a SSD, which looking back was probably unnecessary. I picked up a nice Core i5 laptop the other day for $20. Nice machine.

Smartphones, however, are massively expensive here. Most phones you can buy in the US/Canada cost the same number of dollars as pounds so we end up paying basically twice the price. Second hand stuff though is a lot cheaper.
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Re: Anyone still using Windows 98? [message #437 is a reply to message #434] Thu, 17 December 2015 19:57 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Wow! I could buy a PC every month! I wish I still had IOS 6.

Re: Anyone still using Windows 98? [message #448 is a reply to message #437] Thu, 17 December 2015 22:10 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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From what I remember, download iTunes and go into factory restore mode. Download iOS6 IPSW and flash. There's tons of guides on Google - http:// www.macworld.co.uk/how-to/iosapps/how-downgrade-iphone-ipad- ios-7-ios-6-3469837/ if you want to risk it.
iPhone 4s sell for $120 still (in the UK) so you might be able to get some cash for it then buy an Android phone - I highly recommend a Moto G.

PC every month? Wish I could. If I spot any good deal I'll jump. Someone was selling a i7 inc. delivery for $15 the other day working with GTX250 but I missed it Sad Did manage to grab a new server though.
Me and another user from 4Tech are going to buy a 2socket quad-core xeon server soon for 4Tech if demand increases. With 16GB RAM and a total of 16 hyperthreaded cores.


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Re: Anyone still using Windows 98? [message #4761 is a reply to message #448] Sat, 31 July 2021 04:06 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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1)I still use Win98SE. It's the most stable version one could have in Win9X age.
2)MY Win 98SE is installed in VirtualBox, and it runs smoothly.
3) Couple of scientific apps I need cannot be executed under Win 10 nowadays, including EditBase for DNA, Intend for lab chemical preparation.
4) Personal comments: I love DOS and Win9X.
i) I still use Lotus Works 3.0 routinely for daily work.
ii) I install iDOS 2 in my iPad and run DOS and Windows 3.1 smoothly.
iii) I use Win 98SE for the copy of DNA star I have and ImageTools form U. of Texas San Antonio for protein gel analysis. None of them can be executed under Win10 anymore.

Good old days are good for good reasons...
Re: Anyone still using Windows 98? [message #4773 is a reply to message #269] Wed, 04 August 2021 16:29 Go to previous message
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I still find and upload interesting 16bit and early 32bit software. So am now using Win98 SE in DOSbox for testing, etc.
It really was a decent OS.

With a modern broswer, it would do most anything I might need.
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