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RE: Windows 2000 motherboards

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#1 Codaeus


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Posted 30 November 2011 - 06:00 PM

Microsoft used to have list of motherboards/chipsets known to run Windows 2000 workstation, but looks like Google can only find their Windows 98 list now. Anyone know where Windows 2000 list is, or of any similar list to help me compare & pick board for custom build?

Edited by Andrew, 30 November 2011 - 07:53 PM.
Mod Edit: Moved from Win9x To WinNT/2000 - AA

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#2 cryptodan


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Posted 30 November 2011 - 06:20 PM

Locating a board that old will be nearly impossible.

But here is the full HCL for Win2K: ftp://ftp.microsoft.com/services/whql/hcl/win2000hcl.txt

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Posted 10 December 2011 - 05:40 PM

I have a dell persion 450 workstation around here somewhere that use to run win2000 , recently had win server 08 on it but gave up playing with it ,you might want to check ebay for boards that work with win2000
edit to add this ,maybe not given the price of this one .
this is similar to mine ,except for i use a 15000 rpm scsi drive

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Support for Windows 2000 ended on July 13, 2010!

The Windows 2000 End-of-Support Solution Center is a starting point for planning your migration strategy from Windows 2000 to Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2.

Edited by caperjac, 10 December 2011 - 05:48 PM.

My answers are my opinion only,usually

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