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Windows 98 Guest

Windows 98 Guest

  1. Power on the virtual machine.
  2. Allow Workstation to upgrade the virtual hardware.
  3. Click OK to dismiss the message "A legacy SVGA driver has been detected."
  4. Log on to Windows 98. You see a number of Plug and Play messages. You may need to insert your Windows 98 installation CD.
  5. A blue screen appears. Press any key to dismiss the blue screen.
  6. Click Reset to restart the virtual machine (because it is not responding).
  7. Click OK to dismiss the message "A legacy SVGA driver has been detected."

    Again, you see a number of Plug and Play messages.

    Windows notifies you to restart Windows.

    Click Yes.

  8. Log on to Windows 98. The SVGA driver is not working properly.
  9. From the Windows Start menu, choose Settings > Control Panel > System > Device Manager > Display Adapters.

    Manually remove the two conflicting SVGA drivers.

  10. Restart Windows 98.

    A VMware SVGA II adapter is detected and Windows installs it.

  11. Restart Windows 98.
  12. The SVGA driver should be working correctly.
  13. Install the new version of VMware Tools. See Installing VMware Tools for details.

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