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athlon duron 1300 ram 256 40gb hd
This spec is fine for XP - you will need a Windows XP OS disc with licence, a method of reformatting and partitioning, if you wish, your hard drive, I recommend downloading and using the appropriate utility from your HDD manufacturer e.g. maxblast if you have a maxtor hard drive. You need to consider your peripheral devices which may not work at all or may need updated drivers - modem (are you dial up or broadband)- sound card or sound system if built into your mobo - printer - scanner etc.