Re: Best performing O/S for older laptop, HP XE2 366 ???

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by JohnF, Apr 5, 2005.

  1. JohnF

    JohnF Guest

    Thanks, I've already done that and everything else I can find that is
    resources intense.

    JohnF


    On Mon, 04 Apr 2005 15:08:05 -0700, wrote:

    >On Mon, 04 Apr 2005 21:49:46 GMT, JohnF <>
    >wrote:
    >
    >|>I have an older HP XE2 laptop 366MHz 256Mb(max for sys). I have XP Pro
    >|>in it now and it is struggling. What would be the most efficent O/S
    >|>for something like this? XP, ME, Win2000, 98se. I use it for MasterCam
    >|>CAD program, communicating with CNC equip, networking and as a remote
    >|>computer for troubleshooting other systems. I like the features of XP
    >|>but I would like better performance out of it if possible. I may just
    >|>end up getting one of those cheapie GQ 1.5 Pentium laptops from Fry's
    >|>for $700.00.
    >
    >Right click desktop, properties, desktop (or abouts)
    >
    >Select classic windows (get rid of active desktop).
    >
    >You will reduce CPU usage by a substantial amount.
    JohnF, Apr 5, 2005
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