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No More Ms Support For Win98

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Posted 24 February 2006 - 10:50 PM

Since Microsoft will not be providing support/updates for Win98SE as of June 2006, I was wondering about wether or not to upgrade to Win XP now or wait until Vista comes out later in the year. I was wondering if anyone else was wondering about this too.

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Posted 24 February 2006 - 11:18 PM

It all depends on the age & build of your computer. If you are still running 98 because of your computers age then there is a good chance it will not run Vista.
Vista is going to be a very intense build and will require more then your average 4 or 5 year old factory built computer will handle.

Minimum system requirements will not be known until summer 2006 at the earliest. However, these guidelines provide useful estimates:

• 512 megabytes (MB) or more of RAM

• A dedicated graphics card with DirectX® 9.0 support

• A modern, Intel Pentium- or AMD Athlon-based PC.

Microsoft Windows Vista Beta 1 Fact Sheet


If your computer meets the prerecommended spec's I would probably wait.

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