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I don't want advice on what components to buy or whatever since I already have top of the line stuff.

CPU: Pentium II @ 266MHz
GPU:Hercules Stingray 128/3D
Sound Card: Creative Sound Blaster 16 ISA (CT1750)

some 128mb SD-ram and random NIC etc.

Thing is I want to run Windows 98SE on this system and use it for oldschool games. But I was wondering where I could get old win98 compatible drivers and software(Internet Browser etc).
 

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Just a random thorght but have you considerd ditching the old hardware and running your games using vmware ? i use this methord for playing things like system shock doom and other old dos/ 16 bit apps that wont run under win 7 good luck with the drivers thing but honstly ive no idea where you would get such
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I have done that, but I'm a retro console collector and would love to have a "retro" gaming pc that runs as well =)
 

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Hi snuif09 the only other thing comes to mind is to check the win 98 hardware driver compatability list and make shure the hardware is withing thatfaling that if you have real ishues finding the driver you need post it hear or drop me a line i may have what you need in my old cd drivers colection .
 
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As drivers go you need to search in the net for drivers for each individual component. As far as web browsers, IE 6 will work. After you have that installed, you can try other browsers to see if they'll work.
 

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As drivers go you need to search in the net for drivers for each individual component. As far as web browsers, IE 6 will work. After you have that installed, you can try other browsers to see if they'll work.

Someone at MS just slapped their head about another IE6 install. Make sure you have a good anti-virus with IE6, AVG maybe?
I think you'll be able to find drivers from the manufacturers of the items you have listed.
 
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Go to these 2 rigs bro...

perhaps will give u an idea....maybe you should hold off on the fishtank mod tho..lol.

i came across this rig on
youtube, and it had the nicest case and w/c setup i've ever seen.

Awesome Watercool rig job here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5joCXWbcOHQ&feature=related

And as for this other rig, OMG, i laughed for the first 5 minutes...this dude's rig is in a fishtank! lol....
with mineral oil, and a Skull on bottom...very cute.....even has fishes swimming around his mobo!..lol
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e4jaY8LT5wA&feature=related
..lol:roll:
 
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If you get it up and running,be sure to perform a Win98SE windows update from the MS website.
 
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