Jan 24

Operating System: Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition
This guide is for Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition.  Click Here for Microsoft Windows 98 First 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. Double click on SBPCI_WebDrvsV5_12_01.exe that you have downloaded
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  3. Click on Yes
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  5. Select Yes, I want to restart my computer now.
  6. Click on Finish to restart your computer
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Install eapci8m.ecw file

  1. Copy the file eapci8m.ecw into C:\windows\system.
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  3. On the Windows Start menu, click Settings, click Control Panel
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  5. Click on System.
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  7. In the System Properties, click Device Manager, expand Sound, video and game controller, click SB PCI(WDM), click Properties.
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  9. In the SB PCI(WDM), click Settings.
  10. In the MIDI Synthesizer Waveset, click Add WaveSet.
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  12. Select the file eapci8m.ecw in C:\windows\system, click OK.
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  14. 8 MB GM/GS Waveset ver 5 will be displayed under MIDI Synthesizer Waveset.
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  16. Click OK to exit and restart your windows 98.

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