Can Windows 98SE run on an Intel I7 with SATA hard drives?
tothwolf at concentric.net
Sun Jan 31 20:08:21 CST 2016
On Sun, 31 Jan 2016, Noel Chiappa wrote:
> > From: CuriousMarc
> > Needless to say, you'd only boot to this Windows 98 for retro-computing
> > purposes.
> BTW, are you indicating that Win 98SE _in general_ should only be used
> for retro-computing, or only Win 98SE _in the particular configration
> you described_ should only be used that way?
> Because, if the latter, I happily use Win 98SE on most of my machines,
> for the vast majority of my work!
> Of course, I don't need to run the latest and greatest uSloth
> bloatware^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H applications, so they fact that they
> probably won't run on the older Windows (What a shock! You don't think
> they would by any chance want to encourage people to pay them a large
> pile of dineros for the latest and 'greatest' version of their OS, do
> you?) is not a problem for me.
> The biggest issue, actually, for me, is that the latest Adobe Reader
> which will run under Win 98SE is 6.0, and that doesn't support some of
> the latest PDF's (in particular, encrypted ones).
You might try http://www.pdfunlock.com/ It will convert pdf version 1.7
files with encryption to pdf version 1.4 which should work.
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