win98 replace with windows xp - think u doable?

  raptor1 17:00 23 Mar 05
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I have an old laptop of 550mhz plenty of harddrive space but ram is only 192meg - i need xp so as I can instal 2003 net visual studio . what are your thoughts of doing this assuming i can find the xp download or cd to instal. any tips of how best to do this also? i'd appreciate it.

  FelixTCat 17:26 23 Mar 05

The RAM is marginal and the processor is slow. The main thing you will need is lots and lots of patience.

Do you have an O/S on it at the moment? Which one?

Are you going to upgrade the O/S or dual boot?

  FelixTCat 17:27 23 Mar 05

OOPS. Sorry, just saw the Win 98 in the title.

  raptor1 17:36 23 Mar 05

the simplest method is wat? instal xp over win98 - not dual boot

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