Solved

Win95 compatability

Posted on 1998-06-29
6
144 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-28
Will all Win95 programs and applications also work on win98?  or do I need all new software?  
0
Comment
Question by:yodaboy56
  • 2
  • 2
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:Smedley
ID: 1642295
I haven't had problems with ANY of my old software including DOS applications.
0
 

Author Comment

by:yodaboy56
ID: 1642296
I want to know for sure.  If it's not for sure don't answer just comment please.
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:Smedley
ID: 1642297
What do you want "to know for sure".  If you want more information ask for the sort of information you want.  Be more specific about what programs you are concernecd about.  As I have said already my system is not having any problems with a broad mix of DOS, Windows 3.1, Windows 3.11 and Windows 95 applications.  Without more specific questions I suggest this is your question answered
0
Make managing Office 365 email signatures a breeze

Are you using Office 365? Having trouble trying to set up email signatures for your users? Getting stressed out managing multiple signatures? Need an easier way to manage? We have a solution for you, try the most-user friendly and powerful signature management tool on the market.

 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
aliebrah earned 0 total points
ID: 1642298
Windows 98 should handle ALL software previously designed for Windows 95, 3.1 or DOS. This however, is only in theory and there are bound to be a few apps that will break under Windows 98. However, ALL the ones I have been using seem to work perfectly.

A noteble exception is that Internet applcations made for 16-bit winsocks WILL NOT WORK under Windows 98 because it uses a 32-bit winsock.
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:aliebrah
ID: 1642299
Certainly you do not need 'all new software'!!
0
 

Author Comment

by:yodaboy56
ID: 1642300
Thank you. That is what I was looking for.

0

Featured Post

Want to promote your upcoming event?

Are you going to an event? Are you going to be exhibiting at a tradeshow? Talking at a conference? Using a promotional banner in your email signature ensures that your organization’s most important contacts stay in the know and can potentially spread the word about the event.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Storage devices are generally used to save the data or sometime transfer the data from one computer system to another system. However, sometimes user accidentally erased their important data from the Storage devices. Users have to know how data reco…
In this article, I will show you HOW TO: Perform a Physical to Virtual (P2V) Conversion the easy way from a computer backup (image).
With the advent of Windows 10, Microsoft is pushing a Get Windows 10 icon into the notification area (system tray) of qualifying computers. There are many reasons for wanting to remove this icon. This two-part Experts Exchange video Micro Tutorial s…
Get a first impression of how PRTG looks and learn how it works.   This video is a short introduction to PRTG, as an initial overview or as a quick start for new PRTG users.

895 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

16 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now