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Windows 98 SE Service Pack 2.0 beta 3

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I put the Unofficial Windows 98 SE Service Pack 2.0 beta 3 on Softpedia.

enjoy all.

BETA 3 Features:

- NEW: More than 10 new hot-fixes.

- NEW: "Dos Prompt Here" as optional feature.

- NEW: 98lite Sleek support.

- NEW: Fixed REGEDIT.EXE.

- FIXED: DCOM98 registry problem.

- ADDED: USB Mass Storage Device support (same with 1.6.2).

- ADDED: Better Notepad, 256-color tray icons features.

- ADDED: Uninstallation.

http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/OS-Enh...vice-Pack.shtml

Thanks Gape for this version.

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would it be wise to install this overtop 1.6.2?

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Thank you very much!

I recommend to folks that they select Romanian Mirror 2, it's several times faster than the US one, which just crawls along....

thanks again DanyBoss & Gape!

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All,

I recommend that you should try this BETA on a test system, or on VirtualPC, or on VMWare.

Especially, I couldn't test 98lite Sleek support and Uninstallation support very well.

If you install it with or without problems, please write on this topic.

Please, don't write any new feature request for this version. All new feature requests should be for 2.1.

Special thanks to: MDGx, erpdude, CLASYS, Tarun, safir, hp38guser, DanyBoss, swgreed, egorz, sybesma, Rob, DuckDaffy, and all other contributors. If I missed your name, please PM me, because I will add a "thanks" section into 2.0 FINAL.

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I downloaded this one, seems more stable than previous releases.

I examined your package and found this hardcoded path in both spupdate.inf and spuninst.inf:

[CustomDestination.Section]
49001 = ProgramFilesDir,5
35353 = CommonFilesDir,5

[ProgramFilesDir]
HKLM,"%CurrentVersion%","ProgramFilesDir","","C:\Program Files"

[CommonFilesDir]
HKLM,"%CurrentVersion%","CommonFilesDir","","%49001%\Common Files"

Have you tried yet to change this to:

[CustomDestination.Section]
49001 = ProgramFilesDir,5
35353 = CommonFilesDir,5

[ProgramFilesDir]
HKLM,"%CurrentVersion%","ProgramFilesDir","","%24%\Program Files"

[CommonFilesDir]
HKLM,"%CurrentVersion%","CommonFilesDir","","%49001%\Common Files"

:hello:

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*testing*

looks very promising so far!

good job :)

I'll update the German version to 2.0 as soon as possible!

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everything seems to be much more stable and faster after applying this beta 3 of sp 2.0

can't wait till official 2.0

and under add/remove it shows unnofical windows 98 service pack 2 Beta 3

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It installed fine for me and I have yet to see any problems, cept for my usb storage, but I explained that in a different topic.

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i'm sorry to report that sleek and 98micro shell swap of 98lite v4.5 keeps crashing explorer.exe on 98se/spanish/32mb ram.

everything else, seems to work ok, and the start button text now is in the original languaje (spanish) :)

maybe the languaje? or the version of 98lite? it will be interesting try the v4.7... if anybody could help me ;)

btw, which tweaks are for ¨minimun 64mb ram¨?

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i don't think you can use 98lite on anything other than english

thats your problem

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i don't think you can use 98lite on anything other than english

thats your problem

that's not true. the same version (v4.5/en over win98se/sp) worked fine, before applying any of the SP's, in every shell swap option.

thank for your reply

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@cozetti

2.0 (BETA 3) has lots of new hot-fixes. Maybe some of them are not compatible with Spanish version.

What is your installation order?

Win98 -> SP2.0B3 -> Shell Swap?

I think, Win98 -> Shell Swap -> SP 2.0B3 should be better.

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