xp is it worth it

  User-70C5C3A1-F4B5-4C00-B159FFCBC9FDB517 23:29 04 Jun 2003

thinking of upgradeing to xp from me is it worth it and will i see a great diff
+anyone no what sys req are for xp
and apins welcome

  User-312386 23:33 04 Jun 2003

Here's What You Need to Use Windows XP Home Edition

PC with 300 megahertz (MHz) or higher processor clock speed recommended; 233-MHz minimum required;* Intel Pentium/Celeron family, AMD K6/Athlon/Duron family, or compatible processor recommended

128 megabytes (MB) of RAM or higher recommended (64 MB minimum supported; may limit performance and some features)

1.5 gigabyte (GB) of available hard disk space.*
Super VGA (800 × 600) or higher resolution video adapter and monitor

CD-ROM or DVD drive

Keyboard and Microsoft Mouse or compatible pointing device

  User-312386 23:34 04 Jun 2003

and yes it is worth it

no crashing of computer and no blue screen

i met all of reqments and no crashing or blue screens sounds great

  Gandalph 23:36 04 Jun 2003

You are going to get a mixed market of opinions on this subject. Some are going to say best thing since the bread slicer was invented. Other's are going to say 'Not on your life' I would rather have a leg amputated. My personal opinion is (and I'm running Windows 98se) NO!.

at least your honest i had 98se before and wasnt keen abit on the plain side , but dont take the wrong way

  Migwell 23:41 04 Jun 2003

I say it is, it makes W98se feel useless. very few crashes even then you can close the offending programme and sometimes even save the work you would have lost under W98.

Gives you a quicker boot up.
Far easier to configure, when I install XP I don't have to put in my drivers for Printer (HP) and even the driver somehow works straight away for the modem amongst other items. I now feel that I would not like to go back to anything earlier than Win XP.

Then again have you considdered the filing system? using NTFS is far less wastefull than FAT 32 and much more secure. I could go on for much longer but I think you get the picture.


  Despicable Desperado 23:42 04 Jun 2003

The best is a dual boot of Win98SE and XP. Get rid of ME (I can hear the whining now!!) XP is really stable (unless you start installing the updates - I don't know what's wrong with MS this time - start with a great OS and then bugger it it up!). But you also need Win98 to run some of the older games and other older software. But you then get the best of both worlds!!!!

  The Spires 23:43 04 Jun 2003

I think it's great :-)

sounds alot beeter will i have any problems with printer,modem,sound card and so,on

  User-312386 23:52 04 Jun 2003

no problem with printer etc etc

go to the windows xp upgrade site click here and click on the "Download the upgrade advisor" at the bottom of the screen


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