Windows® 98 Applications
Do you know about the various types of antivirus compatible with Windows® 98 and their features?
Windows® 98 applications set high benchmarks in operating systems arena. But technology is advancing at an extremely rapid speed and software applications are becoming obsolete day by day. So, if you still are using Windows® 98 operating system on your PC, it is time to migrate your applications running on Windows® 98 to Windows® XP.
Let us discuss in detail about the tips to migrate Windows® 98 applications to Windows® XP and issues you can encounter.
- Tips to migrate Windows® 98 applications to Windows® XP
- How to upgrade to Windows® XP?
- What are the issues that may arise during the upgrading process?
Tips to migrate Windows® 98 applications to Windows® XP
Following are some of the tips through which you can easily migrate Windows® 98 applications to Windows® XP. First run KernerlEx of Windows® applications on Windows® 98 operating system. You should have a separate disc drive for the migration process. For instance, if Windows® 98 is installed on the C: drive, then you need to have a separate D: drive for transferring the applications. Copy the old content from C: drive to D: drive. Then you need to install Windows® XP on the C: drive. Go to the D: drive directory where you have installed Windows® 98 and execute it.
How to upgrade to Windows® XP?
The first thing you need to keep in mind while updating is whether the system meets the recommended system requirements for Windows® XP or not. The processor should be of at least 233 MHz, whereas system memory should be 128MB. Once all these requirements are fulfilled, you can upgrade your system to Windows® XP. Although, it is highly recommended that you must format your hard disk and install a fresh version. But if you are planning to upgrade your Windows® 98 operating system, then its existing Windows® 98 applications can also be upgraded to Windows® XP.
Many issues can arise during the upgrading process of Windows® 98 applications to Windows® XP. Sometimes, your computer stops responding while you are upgrading or running setup. While running the setup, it gives you an error message about some missing DLL files. After upgrading to Windows® XP, some users have also reported that they cannot run their dial-up connection.