May 5, 1999: Windows 98 SE (Second Edition)
1999 – In an effort to fix some minor issues, improve USB support and upgrade Internet Explorer, Microsoft launched Windows 98 SE (Second Edition). The upgrade version also improved WDM audio and modem support, shell updates and Web Folders (WebDAV). This was the last release of the 9x series.
Windows 98 SE were officially retired on July 11, 2006.
Full Day in Tech History podcast show notes for May 5
- Happy Cinco De Mayo!
- THQ acquires GameFX
- T-Mobile launches a 3G network
- Wordperfect 5.0 ships