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The Operating System

Windows 95 OSR 2, also known as Windows 95B, was a significant update to the Windows 95 operating system, released by Microsoft on August 24, 1996. The update was shipped as a pre-installed operating system on new computers and was also available as an upgrade for existing Windows 95 users.

Windows 95 OSR 2 included many improvements and new features over its predecessor, Windows 95. It introduced support for FAT32 file systems, which allowed for larger disk partitions and more efficient use of disk space. The update also included Internet Explorer 3.0 and improved support for Plug and Play devices, making it easier to install and configure hardware.

Other notable features of Windows 95 OSR 2 included better support for multimedia applications, including DirectShow and DirectSound.

Windows 95 OSR 2 was a significant update that improved the stability and performance of Windows 95, making it a popular choice among users. It also paved the way for future updates and versions of Windows, such as Windows 98 and Windows 2000.

The Web Browser

NCSA Mosaic 3.0 was released on 7th January 1997 and, having fallen behind both Internet Explorer and Netscape Navigator, marked the final release of the Mosaic web browser.

Browser User Agent

When contacting a webserver Windows 95 OSR2 x86 with NCSA Mosaic 3.0 will identify itself as NCSA Mosaic/3.0.0 (Windows x86)

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For Windows 95 OSR2 x86 with NCSA Mosaic 3.0 Period Sites in Period Browsers is currently searching for pages archived between 1997-01-07 and 1998-01-07

Emulation Platform

Hardware emulation for this platform is currently provided by the QEMU Project.

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Windows 95 OSR2 x86 with NCSA Mosaic 3.0

Examples of Windows 95 OSR2 x86 with NCSA Mosaic 3.0