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256 colors on Windows 95

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Hello! What suggestions would you make for 256 color (8-bit color) on windows 95? Yes, I tried to, but it wouldn't work. 256 color is needed for 95 or DOS games, and even screensavers. Any suggestions? I'm running VMware Workstation Pro 16, and the OSR is 2.5.

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Re: 256 colors on Windows 95

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Neptuned wrote:
Wed Mar 15, 2023 4:25 pm
Hello! What suggestions would you make for 256 color (8-bit color) on windows 95? Yes, I tried to, but it wouldn't work. 256 color is needed for 95 or DOS games, and even screensavers. Any suggestions? I'm running VMware Workstation Pro 16, and the OSR is 2.5.
The VBE9X driver should work fine.

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Re: 256 colors on Windows 95

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Or, if you want something that doesn't crash during driver installation half the time, there's SciTech Display Doctor. A bit more complex to properly install but much more stable. Haven't used VMware to run 9x for a while though so unsure if it'll work, I did most of my testing on VBox.
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