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Windows 98 Client to Windows Server 2003

By AnthonyMCSE ·
I had read in a post that Windows 98 clients can not connect to Windows Server 2003. Is this true? Windows Server 2000 has a Network disk you were supposed to create and install on Windows 98. Does Windows Server 2003 also have this feature?

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problem with logon to domain with 98

by fred In reply to Windows 98 Client to Wind ...

the problem is that the 98 uses a different method of authentication than other 2000+ clients. it acctually takes longer to authenticate with 2003 than it did with 2000. Therefore, 98 will return an authentication failure message.

I had to goaround this by pressing and holding down the enter key until it authenticats. I only have this problem every so often, but it is a pain.

Microsoft also has an article that talks about the DNS Settings but that did not help me. If I remember correctly, they also have a fix for 98SE.

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