Is it worth me installing xp

  nobbyhigo 22:03 08 Nov 2004

my system is 433 mhz celeron 128 mb memory ,would it be worth me installing xp or should i stick to 98se also can i run xp over existing system
regards nobby

  Buchan 35 22:05 08 Nov 2004


  Buchan 35 22:08 08 Nov 2004

See what your motherboard can update to i.e CPU and RAM and if you can afford it get it. It will help, but you have enough to install XP already

  polish 22:37 08 Nov 2004

your current system is close to the minimum requirements to run xp so the computer may run slower if you look on microsoft xp page this will give you more info

  woodchip 22:48 08 Nov 2004

NO your CPU is no whare like fast enough, to do any us full work with XP. Stick with 98se it's faster. Believe me I have both

  Rtus 22:48 08 Nov 2004

Ive just set-up a PII 400 128mb pc100 sdram unit with a 20gb hd & it runs reasonably fast & stable in use .Thats not bad considering I use a 2.8ghz 1gb ddr unit most of the time.Points to watch though is if its an old unit check the Cpu Heatsink & fan assemblies for build up of grime /dust (same for graphics cards) & hard drive size needs to be reasonable larger than before as Xp loads a fair bit when setting up.but still well worth trying.

  TomJerry 22:52 08 Nov 2004

The main question is that: "What you want to do which cannot be done by 98SE?"

The whole of your machine will worth less than a legal copy of WinXP. So what is the point?

  woodchip 22:52 08 Nov 2004

He's talking Celeron

  VoG II 22:54 08 Nov 2004

It will work and, yes, you can install over the top.

It will be a bit slow but would improve if you added more memory.

  Carpigiani 22:55 08 Nov 2004

click here for system requirements

  woodchip 23:00 08 Nov 2004

My New Laptop is a Celeron P4 2.2g and I had to install another 256mb memory as it was working slow

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