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ALL NEWBIES READ THIS

by Scrotes4Life / June 24, 2006 1:26 PM PDT

Before you waste a lot of money on these old coal-burners (see my review in Windows 98 Forum) and wish that you hadn't, consider purchasing a later system with XP.
Your local Computer Guy probably has one set up for around $300.00. If you want new: options are everywhere. Most places offer easy financing.
Your friend is really not your friend if he is selling you an old Windows 98 PC. He simply wants it out of life.
You can dump all of the RAM...........well (actually) you can't.......that you want to into that system and it won't get any better. If you had 10,000MB loaded into it, Windows 98 would still act exactly the same.
Talk to your neighborhood computer guru and listen to his advice. If you don't have one of those, keep reading CNet. CNet is a good thing.

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 24, 2006 1:36 PM PDT
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If I recall, it has less than nice words. Try to tone it down to a "G" rating in the future so your posts can stick.

In reviewing your posts so far you seem to be what some call FLAME BAIT.

If you get that label early, it may be hard to shake off later.

Bob

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Chuck, Are You Suggesting??
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / June 24, 2006 3:04 PM PDT
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...all user dump their older Windows 98 machines even though they may be performing find for the owners? We have some Windows 95 machines which were converted to Windows 2000 and they're great data input machines. Our corporate license allows us to upgrade at very little cost and the old, slow machines server their purpose well.

Not everyone wants to find "easy financing" if their current machine serves them well.

Just curious.

Grif

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If I was going to
by PudgyOne / June 24, 2006 9:16 PM PDT
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If I was going to upgrade from 95,98 or even ME,

Wouldn't I have to add more memory? $$$

Wouldn't I even have to buy Windows XP? $$$


If I was going to go through all that trouble, wouldn't it be more feasable to buy a whole new system? It would be cheaper and I would have a newer system, if I could afford it.


Rick

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