Upgrading to XP do I need to upgrade BIOS

  NormanD 16:10 17 Jan 05

I am thinking of upgrading from 98SE to XP. I have run the Microsoft compatibilty utility and, apart from a couple of minor points am ready to go. The main reason for upgrading is so that I can use larger files when editing digital video. Can anybody please tell me if I will need to update my BIOS (Award 4.51PG 10/01/99) to be able to use the larger file sizes. Thanks in advance.

  CutNpaste 16:20 17 Jan 05

make sure u convert the HDD format to NTFS, so that u can work with larger file size.
Theres no need to update bios unless if you experience problems after installing XP.

  NormanD 16:46 17 Jan 05

Thanks for your prompt reply CutNpaste, will go ahead and upgrade.

  Masterspy 18:36 17 Jan 05

Would you post how you get on with the upgrade.

Thank you.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

How to get Windows 10 for free | How to install Windows 10: There is still a way to avoid paying…

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

Hands-on with the Star Wars fighting drones you can fly yourself

15 macOS Sierra tips | How to use macOS Sierra: Secret tricks and best new features in Apple's new…