Upgrading to XP do I need to upgrade BIOS

  NormanD 16:10 17 Jan 2005
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I am thinking of upgrading from 98SE to XP. I have run the Microsoft compatibilty utility and, apart from a couple of minor points am ready to go. The main reason for upgrading is so that I can use larger files when editing digital video. Can anybody please tell me if I will need to update my BIOS (Award 4.51PG 10/01/99) to be able to use the larger file sizes. Thanks in advance.
Norman

  CutNpaste 16:20 17 Jan 2005

make sure u convert the HDD format to NTFS, so that u can work with larger file size.
Theres no need to update bios unless if you experience problems after installing XP.

  NormanD 16:46 17 Jan 2005

Thanks for your prompt reply CutNpaste, will go ahead and upgrade.
Norman

  Masterspy 18:36 17 Jan 2005

Would you post how you get on with the upgrade.

Thank you.

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