VirtualBox

Ticket #4990 (closed enhancement: wontfix)

Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

Windows 98 3d Support

Reported by: sh3rbs Owned by:
Priority: minor Component: 3D support
Version: VirtualBox 3.0.6 Keywords: Windows 98 3d Support
Cc: Guest type: Windows
Host type: Windows

Description

Hi There, What are the chances of getting 3d support (either OpenGL or Direct3D) for Windows 98 within VirtualBox? It would be great to have an additions package for 95/98 that would add this. Thanks.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by sandervl73

Sorry, those chances are near zero.

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by Davforum

It's not a good choice. At least SUN could make just common SVGA driver for win 95/98 for nice resolution 1024x768 and 16bit of color. I have downloaded VirtualBox especially for win 95(for OLD win_95 and programs). But unfortunately VirtualBox can't provide it normally.

comment:3 follow-up: ↓ 4 Changed 5 years ago by frank

Just feel free to contribute.

comment:4 in reply to: ↑ 3 Changed 5 years ago by sh3rbs

So what is the choice for good Win95/98/ME virtualisation/emulation? Connectix VirtualPC used to have DX support in 9x but MS seem to have broken that since they bought them out. VMWare is the same as VirtualBox for 9x support. What else is there that works?

comment:5 Changed 4 years ago by sh3rbs

Any suggestions? It would be amazing to dust off some of those old Windows 9x titles and run them with full 3d support without having to have dual boot AND a FAT partition. lol

comment:6 Changed 4 years ago by sandervl73

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to wontfix
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