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Chapter 11. Installing and Managing Appl... > Understanding How Windows Runs Appli...

Understanding How Windows Runs Applications

Windows applications into two general categories: 32-bit applications (designed for Windows NT, Windows 95, and Windows 98) and 16-bit applications (designed for Windows 3.1 and lower versions). This chapter discusses how Windows 98 runs these programs. The last part of the chapter describes how to work with DOS applications in Windows 98.

Support for 32-Bit Windows Applications

Many, but not all, of the benefits of using Windows 98 result from its support for 32-bit applications. The following list outlines the advantages of working with Windows 98:


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