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Old 03-11-2003, 05:51 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 2200+xp win98 compliant ?

Hey guys, just have a friend which wants to upgrade to a 2200+xp athlon.

I am curious however, can his current os (microsoft windows 98 4.10, Build 1998) support this processor ? or is there an update needed, or am i a total dumbass for asking this?

Ive suggested a bios update which will atleast let his mobo accept this cpu.


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...why wouldn't it.. Yes, it will work just fine.

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Old 03-11-2003, 01:01 PM   #3 (permalink)
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NO problem with the OS at all..it will support it and no bios upgrades needed...doesnt' depend on the bios.
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Old 03-11-2003, 05:33 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Hell, just run Windows 1.0 or DOS on that thing - as mentioned, OS doesn't really matter.

512 MB is the max. RAM you can have under Win98/ME, so be sure to check that as well.
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Old 03-11-2003, 06:06 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I know there are ram limits for os's etc, just wasnt sure about processor limits..

thanks for your help guys!
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