Windows 95

download2 to 4 Digit Date Conversion Tool – (89 KB)

 

win95network_icon32-bit DLC Protocol Update – Updates the DLC (Data Link Control) protocol. (208 KB)

 

downloadAMD K6 Processor Update – An update originally for those with an AMD K6 processor though also works for Intel, this allows Windows 95 to work with 300 Mhz+ speed processors that normally had caused the OS to crash. (279 KB)

win95backup-iconBackup Update – Updated release of the Backup program included with Windows 95. Sourced from Microsoft’s defunct FTP server. (499 KB)

win95infgen-iconBatch INF File Generator – Allows an administrator to create individual INF files for each user or department in a corporate network environment, in preparation for automated installations of Windows 95. (88 KB)

win95batch-iconBatch Setup 2.0 – Create an INF file to automate most of Windows 95 Setup. Sourced from Microsoft’s defunct FTP server. Runs on Windows 95 or NT 3.51 or later. (1.9 MB)

downloadCD-ROM Changer Drive Support – Adds support to Windows 95 for less common CD-ROM drives that could handle multiple CDs at once. Sourced from Microsoft’s defunct FTP server. (129 KB)

win95cdplayer-iconCD Player – A simple CD player, as found with Windows 95. Sourced from Microsoft’s defunct FTP server. (67 KB)

 

win95charmap-iconCharacter Map Utility – Used for retrieving various symbols and characters, as found with Windows 95. Sourced from Microsoft’s defunct FTP server. (27 KB)

win95winchat-iconChat Utility – A utility to communicate to other users over a local area network. Sourced from Microsoft’s defunct FTP server. (45 KB)

win95clipbook-iconClipbook Utility – An enhanced version of the original Windows Clipboard. Sourced from Microsoft’s defunct FTP server. (61 KB)

win95cloudsClouds Wallpaper – The popular clouds bitmap wallpaper that came with Windows 95. Sourced from Microsoft’s defunct FTP server. (123 KB)

win95charmap-iconCode Page Utility – A DOS utility for changing the character set for DOS applications running under Windows 95. Sourced from Microsoft’s defunct FTP server. (288 KB)

win95cfgbak-iconConfiguration Backup Utility – A utility to create up to nine backup copies of your Windows registry. Sourced from Microsoft’s defunct FTP server. (46 KB)

Terminal_IconDial-Up Networking Update 1.2 – Update dial-up networking components including the TCP/IP stack and introducing PPTP (Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol) client capability. Comprises what was originally included in the ISDN Accelerator Pack. (1.4 MB)

Terminal_IconDial-Up Networking Update 1.3 – Enhances PPTP and encryption functionality from the previous version. Accumulative update, doesn’t need previous version to install. (2.3 MB)

Terminal_IconDial-Up Networking Update 1.3 128-bit Encryption – Update to DUN 1.3 to support 128-bit encryption. (216 KB)

downloadDirectX 8.0a – The last official version to support Windows 95. Requests Distributed COM (DCOM) is installed if it wasn’t prior. (11 MB)

win95eru-iconEmergency Recovery Utility – A utility to backup core system configuration files (e.g. IO.SYS and WIN.INI) in case a problem arises. Microsoft recommended to use the utility after major changes have occurred from either hardware or software. Sourced from Microsoft’s defunct FTP server. (64 KB)

downloadGolf Desktop Theme – A desktop theme based on Microsoft Golf. Sourced from Microsoft’s defunct FTP server. (523 KB)

win95imaging-iconImaging – A graphics program primary for use with scanners, fax, and TIFF files, it can be also used to view PCX, JPEG, and BMP files. (2 MB)

downloadIOS Virtual Device Update – Updates the IOS (Input/Output Supervisor), one of the underlying components for physically accessing disk drives. (171 KB)

downloadInternet Control Panel Settings – This was included with Microsoft Office 97, or associated stand-alone applications when supplied on CD, but wasn’t distributed on the floppy disk versions. This allows you to manually add this into Control Panel. For Windows 95 and NT 4.0 only. Sourced from Microsoft’s defunct FTP server. (61 KB)

downloadJungle Sound Theme – A collection of jungle-themed sounds for various Windows events. Sourced from Microsoft’s defunct FTP server. (2.3 MB)

downloadKernel PowerToys – A smaller group of tools than the original PowerToys, aimed at power users. Further details are found here. (56KB)

downloadKernel Update – Updates the Windows Kernel to address memory issues. For Windows 95a only. (329 KB)

win95logview-iconLog Viewer Utility – A simple utility to view specific log files for diagnostic purposes. Sourced from Microsoft’s defunct FTP server. (25 KB)

downloadLong File Name Backup Utility – A command-line utility that as suggested, is to back up long file names. Microsoft recommended this for only experienced Windows 95 users with special needs for compatibility with older disk utilities. (30 KB)

downloadNBA Full Court Press Desktop Theme – Inspired by Microsoft’s game of the same name, this offers a desktop theme for basketball fans. During installation, you’ll be asked what is your favourite team in the NBA league, which determines the icon to use for ‘My Computer’ on the desktop. Sourced from Microsoft’s defunct FTP server. (973 KB)

win95netwatch-iconNet Watcher – A utility to monitor your network server and connections. Sourced from Microsoft’s defunct FTP server. (48 KB)

win95chat-iconMicrosoft Chat 2.0 – A short-lived chat room program, using the concept of a comic strip for communication. Both files for distribution are the same version; the larger file simply includes the files COMIC.TTF, MFC40.DLL, and MSVCRT40.DLL. Sourced from Microsoft’s defunct FTP server. MSCHAT2.EXE (1.1 MB) MSCHAT2A.EXE (1.7 MB)

downloadMicrosoft Diagnostics 2.11 – The diagnostics program from MS-DOS 6.x, that wasn’t included in Windows 95 installations. Sourced from Microsoft’s defunct FTP server. (176 KB)

downloadMouse MS-DOS Driver – Mouse driver for DOS use under Windows 95. Sourced from Microsoft’s defunct FTP server. (179 KB)

downloadMouse Pointers – A collection of larger mouse pointers for easy viewing. Sourced from Microsoft’s defunct FTP server. (31 KB)

win95backup-iconMS-DOS 6 Backup Utility – The backup program from MS-DOS 6.x, that wasn’t included in Windows 95 installations. Sourced from Microsoft’s defunct FTP server. (558 KB)

downloadMultilanguage Support – Adds ability to create documents in Bulgarian, Belorussian, Czech, Hungarian, Greek, Polish, Russian, and Slovenian. Sourced from Microsoft’s defunct FTP server. (1.3 MB)

win95paint-iconPaint (Office 97) Patch – This patch was to resolve an issue after installing Microsoft Office 97 on Windows 95. An illegal operation may occur due to conflict with the graphic import filters from Office. Sourced from Microsoft’s defunct FTP server. (736 KB)

downloadPassword List Update – Enhanced encrypting for Windows 95 passwords. Sourced from Microsoft’s defunct FTP server. (318 KB)

downloadPowerToys – A group of tools and tweaks that some argued should have been in Windows 95 to begin with. Further details are found here. (205 KB)

win95syspolicyeditor-iconSystem Policy Editor – A utility to create or change system policies to standardise the appearance and capabilities of Windows 95 across network users. Sourced from Microsoft’s defunct FTP server. (85 KB)

win95network_iconTCP/IP Ping Command Update – Updates the existing ping command to prevent hanging in certain situations. (290 KB)

VB16_IconVisual Basic 5.0 SP3 Runtime – Allows programs developed from Visual Basic 5.0 to execute. For Windows 95/98/NT. (969 KB)

downloadWindows 95 OSR 2 Boot Disk – Revised version of boot disk that came with CD-ROM driver. Use to install Windows 95. (1.4 MB)

downloadWindows 95 Service Pack 1 – Originally available on CD or floppy disk from Microsoft for a small fee, this was a collection of updates and add-ons for Windows 95. Internet Explorer 2.0, infrared drivers, and administration tools are just some of the items. Only for the original Windows 95 release, i.e. not 95a or 95b. (14.4 MB)

downloadWindows 95 Service Pack 1 – Also referred to as a service pack for Windows 95, this resolved several small issues concerning OLE2, printing, and Novell networking. Only for the original Windows 95 release, i.e. not 95a or 95b. (1.2 MB)

downloadWindows 95 Support Assistant – A help file detailing FAQs, knowledge base, troubleshooting procedures, and glossary of terms regarding Windows 95. Also can run on Windows 3.1. (1.3 MB)

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Windows 95 Zero Administration Kit – A tool for IT administrators to control user environments (i.e. allow users to only have access to certain applications). Supports Office 97. (340 KB)

win95ntservertools-iconWindows NT Server Tools for Windows 95 – Comprising of the Event Viewer, Server Manager, and User Manager from Windows NT 3.51, this was distributed for easy installation of these tools onto Windows 95. Sourced from Microsoft’s defunct FTP server. (1 MB)

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