Can Windows 98SE run on an Intel I7 with SATA hard drives?

Tothwolf tothwolf at
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 It will convert pdf version 1.7 
files with encryption to pdf version 1.4 which should work.

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