> I've been running FS98 on NT4 too for a while and it does work
> even if i only have a 120 MHz Pentium and 96 MB memory.
> However, i did get problems when i installed Microsoft's
> Converter (FS98Conv) as the setup replaced the files
> cfgmgr32.dll and setupapi.dll with newer version (4.0=>5.0)
> which didn't work in NT4. With the newer DLL's, which according
> to the setup's INF-file is supported on NT, many Control panel
> applet (like Modems, Devices, Add&Remove...) stopped working.
> Restoring the files from NT4 CD to winnt\system32 helped solve
> the problems.
> It also puzzles me that NT4 still can't use hardware Direct3D
> nor the feedback sidewinder. Hope they will get those working
> in the real operating system soon as i don't wan't to get and
> install the Win95 user interface for DOS just to be able to use
> my Matrox Mystique 220Mhz's hardware Direct3D. Or perhaps
> there isn't much difference between hardware 3D and NT's
> software based 3D?
> - Sten
> > it worked the first time for me, out of the box, joystick drivers and
> > everything. there's nothing like flying along, replying and receiving email,
> > and browsing the news groups, all at the same time with acceptable
> > performance. no 3d cards - though and no drivers for the force feedback
> > joystick
> > jd
> > >I'm running Windows NT 4 and would like to run FS98. On the box it
> > >does list NT as a OS.
> > >But looking at the Sidewinder's all of them list only win95. Can any
> > >one tell me if the Sidewinders will work with NT 4 and recomend any.
> > >Will I need to download any new drivers for them to work?
> > >Will I have more problems than this by running NT 4
> > >Thanks
> > >Jeff
If you installed the aircraft converter for FS98 on an NT machine, I
would suggest going to the MS flightsim website and taking a look at the
writeup concerning this, there is supposed to be a new version of the
converter for NT machines.
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