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Windows 7: win98 networking question?

05 Mar 2009   #1
arachniagirl

XP Pro
 
 
win98 networking question?

I'm wondering if anyone has successfully networked a win98 machine to Windows 7?

I'm looking at purchasing some PCs w/Windows 7 for a small business that presently has primarily XP Pro machines except for 2 PCs that run win98. The 98 boxes run proprietary software that controls production machines in the shop and they cannot be upgraded. They do however need access to files that would live on the Windows 7 machines.

If anyone has tried this (or would like to just for kicks) and could provide feedback on:
a) it is possible
b) what extra steps would be required to get this working

Thanks for any information you can provide!


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05 Mar 2009   #2
graham.lv

Windows 7 (7000) public beta
 
 

Go here, (join if you have to) and pose a question to Microsoft directly. You may be lucky and get a reply answer posting. they may still have a copy of Windows98 to test - I have long lost my copy ..

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09 Mar 2009   #3
arachniagirl

XP Pro
 
 

Thanks. I gave it a shot, maybe I'll get lucky.
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