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Windows 98 SE / Me

Windows 98 Second Edition includes many improvements and enhancements not included in the original version of Windows 98. These include fixes for known issues in Windows 98, and new tools and capabilities to help you be more productive. It may be useful to install this version of Windows to update your system files, obtain access to the tools in Windows 98 Second Edition, obtain the fixes for known issues in Windows 98, and so on. Updates in Windows 98 Second Edition include:

  • Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
  • Device Bay Controller
  • DirectX Version 6.1
  • Microsoft Connection Manager Version 1.2
  • Microsoft Dial-Up Networking (DUN) Version 1.3
  • Microsoft Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM98)
  • Microsoft Internet Connection Sharing (ICS)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 (5.5 with Me)
  • Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC) 2.1
  • Microsoft Active Accessibility (MSAA)
  • Microsoft NetMeeting Version 3.0 (build 4.4.3345)
  • Microsoft Wake-On-LAN
  • Microsoft Wallet Version 3.0
  • Microsoft Windows Driver Model (WDM) Modem
  • Microsoft Windows Media Player Version 6.2
  • Microsoft Year 2000 (Y2K) Updates
  • MSN, The Microsoft Network Version 5.0

NOTE: To determine if Windows 98 Second Edition or Windows Me is installed on your computer, right-click My Computer, click Properties, and then view the contents of the General tab. If the words "Second Edition" are visible, Windows 98 Second Edition is already installed.

For the newer Windows ME, you will see: