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This page is not endorsed by Microsoft. This is simply an archive for the Windows 98 First Edition Updates previously released by Microsoft.

Prerequisites (install these first!)

directx_nov2007-redist.exe Install before updates below. 64.0 MB
InstMsiA.exe Install before updates below. 1.62 MB
MDAC_TYP.EXE Install before updates below. 5.81 MB
mp71.exe Install before updates below. 9.94 MB
SPEU20.exe Install before updates below. 2.08 MB

Windows 98 Patches

Update Description File Size Download
Q168115 Legacy Credential Caching 161 KB
Q216641 49.7 Days System Stall Update 132 KB
Q243450 Large IDE Update First Edition 158 KB
Q245729 File Access URL Patch 169 KB
Q256015 DOS Device in Path Name Patch 222 KB
Q259728 IP Fragment Reassembly Update 192 KB
Q273991 Share Level Password Update 209 KB
Q313829 Windows Shell Could Lead to Code Running 834 KB
Q323172 Flaw in Certificate Enrollment Control 214 KB
Q323255 Unchecked Buffer in Windows Help Facility Code Execution 495 KB
Q329115 Certificate Validation Flaw Could Enable Identity Spoofing 407 KB
Q811630 HTML Help Update to Limit Functionality When it is Invoked in IE 499 KB
Q814078 Flaw in Windows Script Engine May Allow Code to Run 360 KB
Q816093 Java Virtual Machine Security Update 5.07 MB
Q823559 Buffer Overrun in the HTML Converter Could Allow Code Execution 304 KB
Q873374 GDI+ Detection Tool 213 KB
Q888113 Vulnerability in hyperlink object library code execution 176 KB
Q891711 Cursor and Icon Handling Remote Code Execution 149 KB
Q891781 DHTML editing ActiveX control code execution 151 KB
Q896358 HTML Help code execution 496 KB
Q904706 DirectShow remote code execution 566 KB
Q908519 Web fonts remote code execution 210 KB
Q911562 MDAC function could allow code execution 796 KB
Q917344 JScript Remote Code Execution 328 KB
Q918547 Graphics Rendering Engine Remote Code Execution 144 KB

Windows Media Player Patches

Q274303 OCX Attachment Vulnerability Patch 261 KB
Q287045 Skins File Download Vulnerability Patch 1.50 MB
Q308567 ASF Processor Contains Unchecked Buffer 780 KB
Q320920 Windows Media Player Rollup 1.36 MB
Q808226 Windows Media Player Script Commands Update 2.21 MB
Q817787 Flaw in Windows Media Player Skins Code Execution 262 KB

Recommended Updates

2 to 4 digit Date Converter Single file update 88.9 KB
Active Accessibility Update 1.2 Single file update 118 KB
Agent 2.0 Single file update 391 KB
DCOM 1.3 Zipped folder containing necessary files. 1.29 MB
Dial-up Networking 1.4 Single file update 505 KB
Jet 4.0 SP8 Single file update 3.69 MB
MSXML 2.6 SP3 Single file update 649 KB
MSXML 3.0 SP7 Single file update 1.02 MB
NetMeeting 3.01 SP3 Single file update 1.58 MB
Registration Information Wizard Update Zipped folder containing necessary files. 74 KB
Roots Update Single file update 377 KB
Windows Critical Update Notification 4.0 Zipped folder containing necessary files. 123 KB

Internet Explorer 6 SP1 Patches

Q319303 Internet Explorer Navigation Sound Update 78.5 KB
Q870669 Disable ADODB.Stream object from Internet Explorer 103 KB
Q887797 Cumulative Update for OLE 1.07 MB
Q916281 Cumulative Patch June 15, 2006 3.59 MB
Q918439 ART Image Rendering Remote Code Execution 176 KB


KernelEx Update Un-official open-source update which allows Windows 98 to run some newer software designed for Windows XP or later.
Archived version available here: 4.5.2

Official Website: http://kernelex.sourceforge.net/

223 KB

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