> Does anyone know how I can emulate Windows 98 or even better emulation
> of ports through Windows 98?
> I recently bought a * that Windows XP fails to work with, the
> * works through the parl port. (Creative * 2). I have been
> told that it works find in Windows 98 and that recognises it.
> Can anyone give some advice?. I would prefer if there was a way of
> emulating ports that Windows 98 does, rather than go the full hog on a
> Windows 98 install.
I tried to use Connetix Virtual PC to use my old scanner under XP.
XP didn't see it and there were no XP drivers available. XP didn't report
any errors, but when I wanted to use photoshop to Acquire Image, the Twain
Module I would use was not listed.
I made a Win 95 virtual pc installation with Virtual PC, but when you wanted
to use the scanner the twain module reported that the scanner couldn't be
You could try this, but I think Virtual PC relies upon Xp's handling of the
ports etc. (I am unsure though)
There is a emulator called Bochs that might do it...
I haven't used it myself, but I did look into it to solve my problem. It
takes a bit more time to set up! You'll see! ;o)