Difference between win 98 and win xp
1. windows 98 supports FAT16,32 and
windows xp supports fat 16,32 and ntfs .
2.using fat 32 we can create partition 128 GB but we can
not give security to file and folder like we can not
implement disk quta (disk quta is used to limit space in
hard disk for a particular user ).
but windows xp support ntfs .here we can give
more security to file and folder . using ntfs we can
encrypt ,decrypt, compress, decompress in windows xp.
3.windows 98 supports networking. it can serve as server
and workstation but there is a problem in 98 networking .we
can not give security permission to resources. using
windows 98 networking we can share resources and we have to
go for peer to peer networking (in peer to peer networking
we can share resources but we can not give security. we can
connect 10 -15 node ).
but xp supports server side networking we can
give security in xp .there is separate version for server
4.windows 98 is slower than windows xp but windows 98 is
easy to use .
windows xp have much complexity to use it .
5.Both 98 and xp support internet
but for net purpose windows xp is excellent.
6.window 98 is cheaper than windows xp.
7.xp color management is good than windows 98.xp supports
256 bit true color.
8.For home uses windows 98 is better than windows xp.
xp better supports game than windows 98.
9.windows 98 can support as server as well as
but in windows xp we have separate version for
client and server.
10.windows 98 we have to install every device (like
but windows xp it will be installed automatically.
it supports plug and play device