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Old 04-16-2007, 01:36 PM   #1
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IBM 310 Laptop

Intel pentium 133mhz
64Mb Ram (max ram)
1Gb hard Drive

Either:

Windows 95
Windows 98
Windows 2000 If it will fit
(Dont want linux on this machine)
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Old 04-16-2007, 02:15 PM   #2
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IBM 310 Laptop

Intel pentium 133mhz
64Mb Ram (max ram)
1Gb hard Drive

Either:

Windows 95
Windows 98
Windows 2000 If it will fit
(Dont want linux on this machine)
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If your running a 133mhz processor machine with 64 mb of ram and 1 gb of hdd space. The only Windows OS I would recommend is win 98se (if that) honestly, I don't even recommend throwing a windows 9x version on it.

What OS was originally installed on it? To me it sounds like an old Packard Bell PC running Windows 95?

Don't even try to install an NT version on it NT, 2000,XP 2003 ETC..
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Old 04-16-2007, 03:06 PM   #3
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Originally it had windows 95 but that was with 16mb ram, but will be upgrading since it now has 64mb ram
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You might manage 98 but anything newer than that is pushing it. The thing's archaic, fancy an upgrade?
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my brother runs a pc like them specs.. and he runs windows 98se...its good for the basic stuff and the older games still work.....
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Just install Linux. Xubuntu. Even though you don't want to.
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Old 04-16-2007, 04:57 PM   #7
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I chose 98, because I don't think anything newer than that would fit/have good performance

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I had an OLD Toshiba sattelite,It had the same specs but with a 2.1gb hdd and only 8mb of ram and it ran windows 98 no problem.
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I had an OLD Toshiba sattelite,It had the same specs but with a 2.1gb hdd and only 8mb of ram and it ran windows 98 no problememo
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98s the best your gonna get.
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