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WINDOWS 98 SECOND EDITION

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Windows 98 Second Edition was released generally on May 5, 1999. Microsoft ended support for Windows 98 on July 11, 2006. This was cut short mainly due to a legal dispute over Java and middleware that ended up hurting consumers who ended up short changed on support. Machines in 1999 were still very expensive. We …

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DIRECTX AND SHADER MODELS

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DirectX first appeared as a feature for Windows 95 CD version. The original idea was to push the operating system aside and present a standardized model for game developers to work with. Over time the standardized model was refined several times. The first version of DirectX was released in September 1995 as the Windows Games …

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WINDOWS 98

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Windows 98 was generally available on June 25, 1988. It was released to manufacturing on May 15,1998. Microsoft sold approximately 58 million licenses for Windows 98. The average hard disk is now larger and the copying of the CAB files from the CDROM to the hard disk will free the need for the disc to …

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WINDOWS 95

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Windows 95 was released on August 24, 1995. Microsoft spent a huge amount of money marketing the new desktop operating system Windows 95 is code named Chicago which is seen in INF files even years later. Windows 95 was the first operating system to merge DOS with Windows. Existing DOS programs were slowly being replaced …

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