windows 98

Computing Dictionary

Windows 98 definition

operating system
Microsoft's 1998 update to Windows 95 that adds:
* Hardware support for Universal Serial Bus (USB).
* Internet Connection Sharing (IGC) - multiple PCs share a single connection to the Internet.
* Microsoft WebTV for Windows - watch TV on your PC.
* Support for new graphic, sound, and multimedia formats.
* Internet Explorer release 5.
* Windows 98 Service Pack - year 2000 updates.
Windows 98 was followed logically by Windows ME but chronologically by Windows 2000 Professional Edition.
(http://microsoft.com/windows98).
(2002-01-19)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: windows 95
Next Definition: windows 9x
Words Near: Windows 98
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for Windows 98
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing Windows 98
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature