In order to run the Windows 98 operating system, Microsoft recommends that your computer meet the following minimum specs:
Processor – 486DC (66 MHz)
Memory – 16 MB
Hard drive space – Windows 95 upgrade requires about 195 MB, but may require up to 295 MB, depending upon your specific configuration.
3.5 inch floppy disk drive
Modem (optional) – 14.4 bits per second modem
Gary Thompson has been in IT consulting since the mid 2000s, and enjoys writing about mobile devices and computers. His primary topics of interest include iPhones and Windows, but he has written about many other devices and applications.