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Old 07-06-2005, 12:47 PM   #1
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I have an old 233mhz computer, with 64 megs of ram and is running windows98. I was wondering if I upgraded to XP, would it be much slower than on 98? Or should i just stick to windows 98? I already have the upgrade disc so money plays no factor.


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Old 07-06-2005, 12:55 PM   #2
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Windows 98 will be faster than XP. That's pretty much guaranteed. I think with only 233 MHz, it will have a tougher time getting everything done as quickly as it would on 98. If I were you, I would just stick with 98, or 2000.
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Old 07-06-2005, 01:07 PM   #3
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Stick with 98 on that machine..
I had a 300mhz with 92 megs of ram and it was slow going.. Even playing the solitaire.
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Better yet, install a *nix OS with a lightweight window manager like fluxbox. I am positive that will be far faster than 98, or if you want windows I would say check out winNT.
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don't put XP it will not run correctly (what ever that is) can you get hold of Windows 2000?
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don't even attempt to put xp on a machine that slow, it will cause you more frustration than you planned on.
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