Jan 26

Operating System: Microsoft Windows 98 First Edition
This guide is for Microsoft Windows 98 First Edition. Click Here for Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition.

To play the sound for windows 98 in VMware, you need to download the below drivers.

To download, right-click the link and select “Save Target As…” or “Save Link As…”

Install Sound Blaster PCI128

  1. Extract the Wdmdrv.zip that you have downloaded from this website and extract to C:\Temp\Wdmdrv.
  2. 2009-01-26_085615

  3. On the Windows Start menu, click Settings, click Control Panel.
  4. 2009-01-24_212003

  5. Click on System.
  6. 2009-01-24_171544

  7. In the System Properties, click Device Manager, expand Other devices.
  8. Click on PCI Multimedia Audio Device, and click on Properties.
  9. 2009-01-26_085910

  10. Click on Reinstall Driver.
  11. 2009-01-26_085919

  12. Click on Next.
  13. 2009-01-26_085927

  14. Click on Next.
  15. 2009-01-26_085935

  16. Choose Specify a location:, and select the path that you have extracted the wdmdrv.zip and click on Next.
  17. 2009-01-26_090013

  18. Click on Next.
  19. 2009-01-26_090028

  20. If you encounter the error.  click on OK.
  21. 2009-01-26_204136

  22. Select the path that you have extracted the wdmdrv.zip and click on OK.
  23. 2009-01-26_204150

  24. Click on Finish to complete the installation.
  25. 2009-01-26_204215

  26. Click on Close.
  27. 2009-01-26_204232

  28. Expand Sound, video, game controllers.  You should see Gameport Joystick and SB PCI(WDM) installed successfully.
  29. 2009-01-26_204308

Install eapci8m.ecw file

  1. Copy the file eapci8m.ecw into C:\windows\system.
  2. 2009-01-24_170449

  3. On the Windows Start menu, click Settings, click Control Panel
  4. 2009-01-24_212003

  5. Click on System.
  6. 2009-01-24_171544

  7. In the System Properties, click Device Manager, expand Sound, video and game controller, click SB PCI(WDM), click Properties.
  8. 2009-01-24_171745

  9. In the SB PCI(WDM), click Settings.
  10. In the MIDI Synthesizer Waveset, click Add WaveSet.
  11. 2009-01-24_171657

  12. Select the file eapci8m.ecw in C:\windows\system, click OK.
  13. 2009-01-24_171717

  14. 8 MB GM/GS Waveset ver 5 will be displayed under MIDI Synthesizer Waveset.
  15. 2009-01-24_171732

  16. Click OK to exit and restart your windows 98.

written by coppermine \\ tags: , , ,