Microsoft Corporation brought a revolution of sorts to the computing world with the introduction of Windows � a GUI (Graphical User Interface) based operating system during the early nineties. For the first time, non-Macintosh computer users could forget the arcane and archaic looking DOS screens that had in a way become synonymous with computers.
Small version of windows 98 replaced the earlier versions of Windows that Microsoft Corporation had launched. In a way, Small version of windows 98 was a wonderful step in the development of the Windows operating system. It did away with most of the shortcomings of the earlier versions of Windows. It combined and improved upon the functions that earlier versions of Windows provided.
Compared to the earlier Windows versions, Small version of windows 98 has advanced and better multimedia handling capabilities. It also has web integration which makes it easier for a user to access the internet. Not only that, Small version of windows 98 is more stable compared to the earlier versions of Windows.
A key feature of Small version of windows 98 is that it uses the FAT 32 file system. The FAT 32 system helps Small version of windows 98 to store and retrieve files and data quite efficiently and quickly. Therefore, compared to the earlier versions of Windows, Small version of windows 98 is much faster and efficient.
Another innovative technology that Small version of windows 98 introduced was the "Plug and Play" feature. Installing a new hardware with the older versions of Windows was a cumbersome process. With Small version of windows 98, installing a new hardware is very easy. All one has to do is plug in the device and it is all set to go. No unplugging computers and other devices, no installing software and definitely, no restarting the computer!
Although Small version of windows 98 was once the most favored operating system, it is gradually losing its importance. More users have started switching to other operating systems that are offering more stability and better features. Even Microsoft has stopped providing support for Small version of windows 98 since 2004.
The future of Small version of windows 98 looks quite dim and therefore, maybe in a few years it will give way to the other operating systems. And when that happens, that would be the "death" of an "iconic" operating system�a system that during its lifetime created a "benchmark for other operating systems.