Windows 98 Turbo button

  Graham ® 20:13 29 Mar 2004

I am renovating an old PC. At the side of the Power button is one named Turbo, with its own light. The light is on whether the button is in or out. Any previous knowledge, please?

  powerless 20:16 29 Mar 2004

its broke?

  Graham ® 20:20 29 Mar 2004

I asked for that! :-)

What does it do?

  AndyJ 20:26 29 Mar 2004

It's now defunct. It enabled users to run older programs on faster machines...a bit like an antiquated "compatability mode" really. As I say, nowadays programmers are far more sophisticated (honest) and it's no longer needed, so it won't work.

  woodchip 20:31 29 Mar 2004

It's a OLD AT system feature, not of any use today

  Graham ® 20:33 29 Mar 2004

Thanks all, the mystery is solved.

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