me to xp

  [DELETED] 00:10 13 Nov 2003
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my sister had an me pc which was upgraded by the xp disc only,no change of motherboard,it works ok but crawls along like a windows 95 pc.
any advice welcome.

  hugh-265156 00:12 13 Nov 2003

does the computer meet the specs for xp?


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  [DELETED] 00:12 13 Nov 2003

How much memory (RAM) does she have?

  hugh-265156 00:13 13 Nov 2003

ps in real life the specs required will be higher to make it run well.

  [DELETED] 00:23 13 Nov 2003

try running in 'classic' mode without the bells and whistles. right click the desktop, select properties then appearace, there is a drop down box called windows and buttons switch to 'windows classic style' this saves on some processor cycles and uses slightly less memory. Its no substitute for upgrading your specs but may help in the mean time.

it is possible to do without some of XP's services but you would be well advised to leave those alone until you have more eXPerience.

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