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Thread: p4c800-E and win 98?

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    Question p4c800-E and win 98?

    So I'm finally upgrading an aging system w/ a 2.4C and the P4C800-E. I'm currently running Win98 SP1, however, which has caused me some concern before I do the upgrade MB switch.

    The p4C-800 manual does not list regular Win98 as being a supported OS; the first one is Win98SE. I'd rather not have to upgrade to XP just yet, or to reformat the drive to complete this upgrade.

    Does anyone know if the P4C800-E will run on Win98? Or am I going to have to upgrade my OS, too? Not sure if my current MB will even allow XP to be installed, which would mean either a format or buying a new HD, I'd think.

    Any insight would be appreciated.

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    • ThugsRook's Rig Specs
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus P5Q
      • CPU:
      • E8200 2.66ghz (Wolfdale)
      • CPU clock:
      • 1200mhz (6x200fsb)
      • memory:
      • 4gb Mushkin HP2-8500
      • graphics:
      • Geforce 7300LE (fanless)
      • PSU:
      • Enermax 400W
      • Hard drives:
      • OCZ V2 30gb SSD
      • OS:
      • WinXP32 Pro SP3
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    win98 will run fine on that board.

    youll need a ndis.vxd update to run past 2.1ghz & HT will never work in 98.



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