Updating video driver windows 98
Recommended for Windows hosts.(Tested with VBox 2.1.2.-- and was successful with "bridged" network.I had no success with NAT.)WARNING: I admit that with Virtual Box the network is very unstable, presumably due to very slow performance of Win 9x guests under VBox. Another way of read-only file sharing is to create a virtual CD-ROM *file on the host and insert it into the guest VM.(contributed by stefan.becker)Clipboard integrated in Virtual Box only works with the Guest Additions, so not for Windows9x.(setting 32 bit color mode optimizes the interface with Virtualbox and really speeds things up)Enable Absolute pointing devicethen do: (enable Windows-98 mode)VBox Manage setextradata "VM name" "VBox Internal/USB/Hid Mouse/0/Config/Coord Shift" 0docs: "12.3.8 USB tablet coordinates ...in Windows 98 guests"Since Virtual Box shared folders won't work, there are other ways, such as SMB/Windows File Sharing.Additionally I strongly suggest to limit system RAM to 512 MB for those OSes. (There are workarounds, that allow Win 9x run on modern physical systems, but I won't go into detail here)In some cases enabling or disabling AMD-V/VT-x can help you install the O. For this tutorial, I presume, that you are able to install the OS.(contributed by Richard_S)Contrary to what you may have read here in some of the other Virtual Box Win98 threads, this is NOT because Win98se is a poorly written piece of antiquated crap that doesn't even know how to properly handle CPU IDLE.Back when a lot of todays young Linux geeks were still pooping their dipiys, Win98 was already supporting ACPI functions to create greener PCs and help keep laptops from running down their batteries in 10 minutes (which is exactly what DID happen to me the first time I installed Linux on a laptop that was working FINE in Win98).Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator Driver, Windows 7*, and Windows Vista* (zip) This download installs version .2993 of the Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator Driver for Windows* 7/Vista, 32-bit.
A Solution tested successfull with Linux Host is Share Clip: Written on 2.9.2008, updated on .
However someone has just posted a link to a site offering generic USB mass storage drivers. site offers free generic USB mass storage drivers for both Win98 and Win98SE.