you may find this little player more suitable http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-windows.html
eventhough they don't support 98. not too many programs do anymore, even MS has discontinued supporting the os.
Windows 95/98/Me users: Please note that these versions of Windows are not officially supported. No VideoLAN developer uses any of these systems, which makes them hard to support. VLC should mostly work with them, but some incompatibilities might appear. You might need to download The Microsoft Layer for Unicode on Windows 95/98/Me Systems. The two MSLU files need to be put in the C:\Windows\System\ folder.
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