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Old 12-20-05, 09:36 PM
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installing windows

If I have a home computer that says it was meant for windows millenium does it matter if I put windows xp on it instead. Thanks
 
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Old 12-20-05, 09:49 PM
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No, as long as it meets the requirements for xp.

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/h...g/sysreqs.mspx

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

Plus, you will need xp drivers for all your hardware, like video,sound,network,etc.
 
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Old 12-21-05, 07:02 AM
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You would need at least 256Mb of RAM and a 1Ghz processor for the computer to run decent.. running XP on the min requirements will be very slow.
 
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