i would suggest an emachine. BUT you CAN upgrade your OS, i would say xp home because xp pro is meant mostly for business.
all you do is buy an xp home cd and put it in your disk drive.
is the deal about new computers coming out with xp home and pro bad? NO lol it is not, your just a little outdated.
if you want to install a cd burner, either you can do it yourself or have someone do it for you.
your pc does meet all the xp requirements though.
overall, maybe just buy new
Hi All.... I am a 72 year old Granny with some computer savvy but need some help and advice as to whether I should Upgrade my present system or buy a new one. Money is a factor so cheap is the key word.
My set up is now just over 6 years old and this is some info on it from my Belarc program.
Windows 98 (build 4.10.199
350 megahertz Intel Pentium II
32 kilobyte primary memory cache
512 kilobyte secondary memory cache
8.43 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
3.65 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space
CD ROM CI-BCDF565E [CD-ROM drive]
Generic floppy disk drive (3.5'')
Generic IDE hard disk drive (8.43 GB) --
I know I need to update from W98 as I am finding certain programs don't work with it.
Should I buy WXP Home or PRO and install on my present system or do I need to buy the whole kit and kaboodle. I know 350 megs is not much these days. My monitor, mouse and keyboard are all fairly new and really don't need to be replaced. I would however, like a CD Burner
I believe most new systems now come with WXP already installed. Is this a good thing. How would one reformat without the disc ?
All advice and opinions accepted gratefully