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It's a bit like Chrome OS in that it's all web app based. Here is a good site that has many recommendations for tweaking XP for performance optimizations: http://www.tweaks.com/ I'll also echo others in recommending that you get AVG and AdAware installed. Yes, you will lose your applications by installing Win98 on it. Dave John Whittington 1 Contributor4 Reg: 09-Jun-2016 Posts: 9 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 0 Kudos0 Re: NSwBU (but not N360) crippling ancient XP machine Posted: 11-Jun-2016 | 4:28AM • Edited: 11-Jun-2016 |
Kind Regards, John Me Too0 Last Comment Replies floplot Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 11-Apr-2009 Posts: 21,352 Solutions: 467 Kudos: 3,379 Kudos0 Re: NSwBU (but not N360) crippling ancient XP machine Posted: Reply Casey April 1, 2014 at 10:24 pm OR.. Then do a clean install of Windows 7, restore the files and settings using Windows Easy Transfer, and reinstall any necessary programs. What To Do With Old Computers That Still Work Windows 7 Pro 64 bit NSBU 22.214.171.124 IE 11 SendOfJive Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 07-Feb-2009 Posts: 12,318 Solutions: 720 Kudos: 5,874 Kudos1 Stats Re: NSwBU (but not N360) crippling ancient XP
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It also doesn't load down your computer much. I made one other small change as well. Am I right? Windows Xp Computer Ebay These programs go to the trash can.
It's all free, so why not? I had an old Micron given to me by my work and I revived it using 98SE. As SendOfJive has said, I don't think that NSBU would have installed had the processor been inadequate. In any event, my CPU (a 3.07 GHz Pentium 4) does support SSE2 (as well as this content Good luck and thanks for checking in here -- it really is the best source for Norton information and help.
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