Will Parallels run Win98

Are any of the earlier versions of Windows supported by Parallels?

  • Asked by Jim B from Seattle
  • 02 12, 13
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  • Answer

    Parallels only supports the second edition (SE) of Windows 98.

    Parallels supports these 32-bit versions of Windows:
    Windows 8
    Windows 7 SP1
    Windows Vista SP0, SP1, SP2
    Windows Server 2008 R2, SP2, SP1, SP0
    Windows Server 2003 R2, SP2, SP1, SP0
    Windows XP Professional SP3, SP2, SP1, SP0
    Windows XP Home SP3, SP2, SP1, SP0
    Windows 2000 Professional SP4
    Windows 2000 Server SP4
    Windows NT 4.0 Server SP6
    Windows NT 4.0 Workstation SP6
    Windows ME
    Windows 98 SE
    Windows 95
    Windows 3.11

    And these 64-bit versions of Windows:
    Windows 8
    Windows 7 SP1
    Windows Vista SP0, SP1, SP2
    Windows Server 2008 R2, SP2, SP1, SP0
    Windows Server 2003 R2, SP2, SP1, SP0
    Windows XP Professional SP2

    • Answered by Nate T from Augusta
    • 02 14, 13
  • No

    • Answered by William F from Willmar
    • 05 13, 13