Upgrade from 98 -> 2000 -> XP

  NOrrTH 21:10 17 Mar 07

I'm trying to upgrade my 98SE to XP and used the XP Upgrade Advisor and it says that my Nividia Geforce 3 Ti 200 is not able to run XP without more files. I went into "Full Details" and they recommend a possible solution is to upgrade to Windows 2000 first and then try the Upgrade Advisor again.

Unfortunately I can find a Windows 2000 Upgrade Advisor to check for compatibility issues.


P4 1.6, 512ram

  Strawballs 23:10 17 Mar 07

My friend has that card and runs XP without problems and has never had 2000 on it.

  The Brigadier 17:15 21 Mar 07

It may in XP see the drivers required to run it & not require any other drivers.

  Totally-braindead 20:55 21 Mar 07

A 1.6 ghz Pentium 4 with 512mb RAM and a GeForce 3 card will run XP no problem at all. You might find its a tad slower than 98 was but thats all. I don't see why the graphics card would have any problem with XP as theres XP drivers for all the Nvidia cards.

  NOrrTH 21:16 21 Mar 07

Thanks guys, your the best :0)

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