Windows 98 is a continuation of the Windows 95 product. The major change is an insanely heavy focus on web integration. The help system, many applications, and even the desktop are redesigned to make use of Internet Explorer. Windows 98 runs on top of the same "MS-DOS 7.1" with FAT32 support as Windows 95 OSR2, and it includes support for USB 1.x. Windows 98 had two major releases - a First Edition and a Second Edition. It was followed up by Windows ME.

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Stats/Requirements

Category: Operating System
Platform: Windows
Release: 1999
End of Life: 2006
RAM: 16 MB
Disk Space: 220 MB
Required CPU: 486DX @ 66 MHz
Type: Graphical

Downloads

Name Version Size Language Architecture Contents
Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition (''Memphis'' 4.10.2120) (beta)  BETA (''Memphis'' 4.10.2120) (beta) 118.87 MB English x86-32 File Archive
Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition (''Memphis'' 4.10.2150A) (beta)  BETA (''Memphis'' 4.10.2150A) (beta) 123.88 MB English x86-32 File Archive
Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition (''Memphis'' 4.10.2183A) (beta)  BETA (''Memphis'' 4.10.2183A) (beta) 128.51 MB English x86-32 File Archive
Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition (''Memphis'' 4.10.2185) (beta)  BETA (''Memphis'' 4.10.2185) (beta) 128.42 MB English x86-32 File Archive