Category Archives: General Tech

This is best described as my catch-all traditional blog, where I discuss tech topics which may or may not involve hardware showcased elsewhere on my website.

SMB File Sharing Between Win10 and Win98

Whether you operate Win98 boxes in 2018 as a hobbyist or as an IT provider (oh, how I pity you in that case), you have undoubtedly discovered at some point in Win98’s impressive tenure that sharing files across a network is by far the fastest and easiest way to get new drivers and software onto such a machine, and files such as work product, screenshots and more back off such a machine. If you happen to do any of that interfacing from a Windows 10 computer, you have likely found that your ability to talk to your Win98 box mysteriously disappeared. I did, and here’s what I did to fix it. Continue reading