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Utility that can generate a wallpaper, which includes the computer system details.

Utilities to configure file associations in Windows Explorer

Utilities that makes it easier to modify the Windows Explorer context menu for the different filetypes.

Replace Microsoft JVM with Sun Java Runtime

Microsoft Java Virtual Machine (JVM) contains security flaws and should be uninstalled and replaced with the Sun Java Runtime.

Microsoft Scriptomatic

Scriptomatic makes it easy to extract system information through WMI using scripting.

Windows 98 Resource Kit

Collection of small utilities created by Microsoft to make life easier.

Bootable Windows 98 system on CD-ROM

Guides and file packages for creating a bootable CD-ROM, which Windows 98 can run from.

Diagnose startup problems with the Boot Log Analyzer

Utility which scans the bootlog.txt and displays the time it took to load each driver.

PC Speaker driver for Windows 9x

Device driver for the PC speaker so it can play WAV files in Windows 9x.

Letter Assigner

Utility that allows one to change drive-letter assignments for hard disk partitions.

Windows Explorer file copy replacement

Enhance the file copy abilities of Windows Explorer

Reveal password hidden under asterisks

Utilities to recover lost passwords, which are only shown as asterisks.

File and Partition Recovery

Recover deleted or damaged files (and partitions) with undelete / unerase utilities.

Extracting the cd key from the registry

Utilities for extracting the the cd-key from the registry database.

Active CPU meter in systray

Utility that monitors the cpu usage and displays a small cpu meter in the taskbar.

Remote Desktop Client

Remote Desktop Client can take control of a remote computer running Microsoft Windows.

WMV & WMA Codecs for Windows Media Player

Windows Media Video (WMV) and Windows Media Audio (WMA) codecs for Media Player 6.4 and 7.1

Killer replacement 98SE -> Me

Update Windows 98 using the install files from Windows Me.

Windows 98 Revolutions Pack

Bring your old Windows 98 desktop into the new millenium.

Windows virtual desktop management utilities

Virtual Desktop Manager utilities can give even more room on the Windows desktop.

Windows Shell Replacement

Alternative window shells that to change the desktop experience.

Make icon text background transparent

Fix the background color for the icon text, so it doesn't ruin your favorite desktop wallpaper.

Windows 98 SE Service Pack

Microsoft Windows 98 updates put into a single package.

Windows Me Defrag Utility

The disk defragmenter in Windows Me is faster than the one released with Windows 95 and 98.

Boot Manager

A boot manager can help with running multiple operating systems on the same machine.

ACPI Compatibility Test

Utility to verify the system hardware and firmware (BIOS) compliance with the ACPI specification.

Microsoft Office graphics filters for Mspaint

Microsoft Office graphic filters allows programs like Mspaint to work with formats like jpeg and gif.

Microsoft Regclean

Registry cleaner to remove entries from the registry.

Microsoft Tweak UI

Microsoft powertoy for changing hidden settings in Microsoft Windows.

Microsoft Hardware Diagnostic Tool

Unlocking the hidden hardware diagnostic tool using a command line parameter.

Microsoft Auto Skip Driver Agent

Utility to diagnose what hardware devices have failed to start and have been disabled.

Mount NTFS partitions inside Windows 9x

NTFS device driver for accessing NTFS partitions inside Windows 9x.

Windows 95 Kernel Toys

Kernel toys are small utilities created by Microsoft to make life easier.

Windows 95 Power Toys

Power Toys are small utilities created by Microsoft to make life easier.