[NTLK] Newton Connection Tools 1.1
michael.neville at gmail.com
Tue Oct 2 12:10:28 EDT 2018
Oracle no longer provides "Guest Additions" for Windows 98.
Here is a bunch of workarounds:
Last time I tried to use VirtualBox I was using the Keyspan adb -> usb
adapter. I might try again with the FTDI cable.
On Tue, Oct 2, 2018 at 11:54 AM Dan <dan at dbdigitalweb.com> wrote:
> Figures. Do they have the same statement for WinME? They are so close,
> it might work well with a newton, though I never tried it. But looking at
> that site, it says it can't deal with "Win98 components" so I am betting
> WinME is also out. However, if you have a copy of WinME around, can't hurt
> to try and see. :)
> In my opinion it really stinks that they create a emulator that won't work
> with older OS's which is the WHOLE reason you would want to use a emulator
> in the first place (other than testing out software in a sandbox or such).
> Especially since the older versions appear to have supported Win98.
> Perhaps this will spur VirutalBox to get Win98 working better. While it
> does install it is slower than a snail in an Antarctic winter and very
> crash prone.
> On 10/2/2018 10:29 AM, Michael Neville wrote:
> > From the Microsoft forum:
> > "Win98 won't install under Hyper-V. You'll get an error like this with
> > install media.
> > <
> > If you take an existing VHD, you'll end up with the NTKERN Windows
> > Protection Error since Win98 can't handle the new CPU."
> > On Tue, Oct 2, 2018 at 1:26 AM Dan <dan at dbdigitalweb.com> wrote:
> >> Some people have got it to work but it is questionable (I know I never
> >> did). The best hands down is Windows98.
> >> -Dan
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