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Last Versions of Software for Windows 98SE

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MERCURY127    9

Console RAR & UuRAR 5.31 - LAST even with Kex!
Newest req InitializeSListHead...
Also WinRAR 5.31 dont work with Kex 2017.

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ruthan    1

I just need Virtual cd/dvd drive emulator, other than Magic ISO virtual drive, what you are recommend?

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98SE    7
11 hours ago, ruthan said:

I just need Virtual cd/dvd drive emulator, other than Magic ISO virtual drive, what you are recommend?

The best one I used from 9X/ME days was VirtualDrive from Farstone.  But I can't remember which was the last version before they went to 2000 and XP.  Maybe version 7?  It's been so long I can't remember but it was very easy to use.

 

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98SE    7
2 hours ago, jaclaz said:

Doesn't Virtual Clone Drive work just fine? 

http://www.oldapps.com/virtual_clone_drive.php?system=Windows_98

And (less known) WinArchiver Virtual Drive:

http://www.winarchiver.com/virtual-drive.htm

which can also mount archives.

 

jaclaz

If any of those two Jaclaz recommends uses the ISO format I would go with one of those since you could use Daemon Tools for 2000, XP, and up.

The VirtualCD used a proprietary format making it only usable with VirtualCD but it was able to save me from putting the original CDs into the tray.  It could assign multiple drive letters for each CD in case your program used more than one CD you could set it up so each Drive Letter = Disc Number.

The other way is Manually ejecting the VirtualCD then inserting another one in its place to save drive letters but I found that burdensome to do.

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jaclaz    909

Sure they use the .iso format, which is not really-really a file format, BTW, it is just a normal "raw" 1:1 copy of the CD, if you prefer, it is the simplest format possible, an image, unlike the (mostly senseless) proprietary formats of the old days.

As a side note, IMGBURN is compatible with Win9x/Me, so it is the "natural companion" to any of those virtual cd drivers:

http://www.imgburn.com/

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