Re: XP Alternative?

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by pcbutts1, Jul 24, 2005.

  1. pcbutts1

    pcbutts1 Guest

    Tom McCune, <news1@DELETE_THISmccune.cc> wrote:

    > <snip> I've seen a lot of software that states a minimum requirement of
    > Win98, so would suggest avoiding Win95.


    A lot of people must do that.

    > However, I don't recall ever seeing software state a minimum requirement
    > of WinME, so WinME is probably not needed for software compatibility
    > purposes.


    You forgot?

    > After disabling WinME's system restore, it seemed to run (for me) as
    > well as Win98, but since WinME would still lack DOS usage, I would
    > consider Win98 still the better choice.


    I pushed something wrong
    What it was I could not say.

    Now all my data's gone
    and I long for yesterday-ay-ay-ay.

    > I would guess that WinME would also use greater system resources than
    > Win98.


    You've lived here twelve years and you've never talked to me.

    > The potential benefit of WinME is (as I recall) System Restore (which as
    > I indicated above, reduces system performance), and better networking
    > capability (which you probably don't need, but which might possibly be a
    > reason to need/want it)


    Suddenly,
    There's not half the files there used to be,
    And there's a milestone
    hanging over me
    The system crashed so suddenly.
     
    pcbutts1, Jul 24, 2005
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    John Doe Guest

    psychopath

    pcbutts1 <pcbutts1 alt.binaries.erotica.multimedia.lingerie.panties> wrote:

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    >
    > Tom McCune, <news1 DELETE_THISmccune.cc> wrote:
    >
    >> <snip> I've seen a lot of software that states a minimum requirement of
    >> Win98, so would suggest avoiding Win95.

    >
    > A lot of people must do that.
    >
    >> However, I don't recall ever seeing software state a minimum requirement
    >> of WinME, so WinME is probably not needed for software compatibility
    >> purposes.

    >
    > You forgot?
    >
    >> After disabling WinME's system restore, it seemed to run (for me) as
    >> well as Win98, but since WinME would still lack DOS usage, I would
    >> consider Win98 still the better choice.

    >
    > I pushed something wrong
    > What it was I could not say.
    >
    > Now all my data's gone
    > and I long for yesterday-ay-ay-ay.
    >
    >> I would guess that WinME would also use greater system resources than
    >> Win98.

    >
    > You've lived here twelve years and you've never talked to me.
    >
    >> The potential benefit of WinME is (as I recall) System Restore (which as
    >> I indicated above, reduces system performance), and better networking
    >> capability (which you probably don't need, but which might possibly be a
    >> reason to need/want it)

    >
    > Suddenly,
    > There's not half the files there used to be,
    > And there's a milestone
    > hanging over me
    > The system crashed so suddenly.
    >
    >
    >
     
    John Doe, Jul 24, 2005
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  3. pcbutts1

    Rebecca Guest

    John Doe wrote:
    > psychopath


    Nice sig.
     
    Rebecca, Jul 24, 2005
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