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Best VM software for running Win 98

kawi6rr

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Looking to run some old games like Mechwarrior 2&3 and was wondering if anybody has some good suggestions on which VM ware works best, currently running Win 7 but would like VM ware to run Win 98.

I did some googling and found this but don't know how good it really is.

https://www.virtualbox.org/
 

Red Squirrel

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www.uovalor.com
I can confirm VirtualBox will run Windows 98. I installed it for fun a while back and still have the VM haha.



Kind of an appropriate Google doodle for that screenshot.
 
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kawi6rr

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Haha, good one, thanks for the feedback I'll give that one a try since its also free, Microsoft also has a free VM but I'll try that one first.

Thanks.
 

mxnerd

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I tried VirtualBox 6.x recently, but the VM kept freezing. 5.2 seems OK though.

If you only run one VM at a time, VMware player is free too.
 
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