Is there a way to determine compatibility?

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  1. Jimmy M

    Jimmy M Second Unit

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    I have WinME (still) and at one point I attempted to start fresh with a new hard drive and WinXP. During the install, I got an error which indicated something in my PS was not compatible with XP.

    My question is, is there a web site or a program that will look at my machine and tell me what is or isn't XP-friendly?

    Many thanks...

    Jimmy!
     
  2. Rob Silver

    Rob Silver Stunt Coordinator

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    List your system specs. Is it a DIY system or retail system? Retail WinXP or OEM?
     
  3. Glenn Overholt

    Glenn Overholt Producer

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    You need an XP power supply and motherboard. You had an ME PS & motherboard. Simple. Buy a new board and PS.

    I know that sounded really rude but XP has a few extra connectors from the PS to the board. WHy? $$$ What else?

    Sorry, but I can't help but laugh at this. It's a total screw job.

    Glenn
     
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