Changing windows operating system name

  bopmac 10:05 13 Mar 06
Locked

I am running Windows 98 and want to install a media player that needs windows xp I have been told that all I need to do is change a setting that tells the system what version it is, from 98 to xp. Is this correct and if so how do I do it

  Eric10 10:18 13 Mar 06

I think that someone is getting mixed up. In Windows XP you can set compatibility mode so that the operating system can run programs written for earlier versions of Windows but as far as I am aware you can't do it the other way around. For that to happen Windows 98 would have had to be able to see the future. If it states that the program needs Windows XP then that is what it needs.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Nintendo Switch review: Hands-on with the intuitive modular console and its disappointing games…

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

This abstract video touches on division in our technologic world

Best alternatives to iTunes for Mac | Best music players for macOS: Free your music from the…