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Windows 9x help

Postby Matt57 » 6. Dec 2017, 00:47

Good evening, I hope this is the right section...

I'm having a little issue with windows 9x. My question is: "Why there isn't VirtualGuestAdditions support for Windows 9x?".

I have already used other drivers but they doesn't work fine. Can you solve my problem please? Something like add support for Windows 9x.
Thanks anyway for your answers. :D
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Re: Windows 9x help

Postby socratis » 6. Dec 2017, 01:37

There are no Guest Additions for Win 9x.
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Re: Windows 9x help

Postby Matt57 » 6. Dec 2017, 14:29

Ok there are not additions for 9x guests but why? And why can't you create them...? I'm Having issues with windows 95/98 like I cannot set resolution to 1366x768
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Re: Windows 9x help

Postby mpack » 6. Dec 2017, 14:33

It would require a great deal of developer time to create Win98 Guest Additions. But, present a convincing business case (*) for investing development resources in a 20 year old defunct operating system and I'm sure it will get done.

Moving this topic to "Windows Guests".

(*) ps. "me wants" is probably not a good business case.
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Re: Windows 9x help

Postby mpack » 6. Dec 2017, 14:35

In any case there is no reason why you can't set the display size to whatever you want in Win98. See the tutorials section.
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