WinXP upgrade on a basic machine

  Dumfy 13:07 12 Aug 2003

A friend of mine has asked me to upgrade her PC to run Windows XP. At present it?s running Me and will be a full wipe and clean install.

The PC?s spec is as follows and is a PC World derivative:

eMachines eTower 667 combi
667Mhz Celeron Processor
64MB Ram
on-board sound and graphics
56K Modem

The system is very basic and I was wondering if you think it?s capable of running XP. I have my suspicions that it won't. Will I need to get updated drivers or will XP already have them? I?ve checked the eMachines web site for drivers and updates, but there?s not much there. I?ve e-mailed them directly but the response is slow. Where else could I get the drivers should they be needed?

All thoughts & suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Kind regards


  Dumfy 19:48 12 Aug 2003

a bump back to the top of the list..

  powerless 21:02 12 Aug 2003

The RAM will let the system down.

click here Quick! :-)

click here Slow! :-(

  Dumfy 10:45 13 Aug 2003

Thanks for the help and inputs everyone.

I'm to get some more RAM then!



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