Sometimes you have to remember where you came from to appreciate what you have, so one brave (and possibly foolish) You Tuber tried to use a late 90s PC running Windows 98 as a full-time machine.
It works, but it’s also broken in some interesting ways.
New computers don’t necessarily ship with the latest driver available.
For an example of such a situation where the original driver was outdated, see figure 1 below.
Computers are much more advanced than they were even a few years ago, but of course we all like to complain about the dumb things they sometimes do.
It’s easy to forget how clunky things used to be, though.
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For example, there’s a built-in optical drive, a removable battery, and more ports than you have on a new Mac Book Pro. You’re probably imagining the experience of using Windows 98 would be terrible, but Old Tech81 reports it’s not bad.Thunderbird turns out to be important, because trying to load a web client for email is simply not happening.