toshiba sp4600

  YAMA 15:45 03 Nov 2009

hi room. well i hope some of you boffins can help with sugestion for thid laptop (notebook), I have here a toshba sp4600.
1500gb hard drive--with 8.53 h/d free left ---128 memory--winxp pro,
was win98se.
but someone had put the xp in, now the problem I have is ----slow and i mean slow 10min to get up to running,So what do you think i can do to get it running faster, re place win98, or what,and if so how do i get rid of the xp, thanks yama

  retep888 16:56 03 Nov 2009

1. The faster way is to add another 128MB ram(Min),you'll find a lot of difference.

2. Run a cleaning application such as this one click here and get rid of files you don't need, you'll need at least 10-15% of the HDD capacity left for optimum performance.

3. To get rid of the XP,you'll need a Win98 disk first.

  YAMA 17:14 03 Nov 2009

thanks retep888 have got the cd win98 still so thats no problem,how to change them over ??? ta yama

  retep888 18:36 03 Nov 2009

If your laptop comes with a floppy drive then download Win98 bootdisk from click here

1. Boot using the win98 bootdisk and run FDISK, afterwards, reboot again run FORMAT.

2. Insert the windows98 CD after you've changed the boot sequence to CD-rom first(by pressing "C" I think or F12)and just follow the screen instruction.

3. If you don't have a floppy disk then the only quickest way I can think of is to put the laptop hdd in an 2.5" caddy click here and format it in another PC using FAT system.

  YAMA 19:32 09 Nov 2009

thanks retep888 for that sorry been away, right , do i have to get rid of the xp first then put 98se wich is on a cd in, ican fo mat but i do not have the cd for the main board or any thing else. therre is nothing of mine as yet on the h/d, so were do i start thaks yama

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