Site Overlay


The time now is If you open the case and look on the motherboard for the chipsets, you should see a manufacturers name, ie SiS.. Planning on 98SE as it’s just for a friend to use for email and I don’t want to spend big money on it. A small budget of dollars can get you decent parts and an acceptable machine for today. I want to install a different provider,preferably free and less of a resourse hog.

Uploader: Dom
Date Added: 21 November 2009
File Size: 16.23 Mb
Operating Systems: Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X
Downloads: 31916
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]

Unlike XP, 98 was pretty tolerant of hardware changes. Join overother people just like you! Depending on which BIOS you have you can scan the hard drive for the new size and save the settings else it won’t boot up because it won’t recognise the hard drive.

Also need to check usb compatibility because that computer would be using usb 1. Have you been here ORS? Anybody know what this is?

That’s just my opinion though, have fun. Help me connect to my internet with my older computer SypherdinSep 1,in forum: Intel chipset Memory controller: I let the defrag run all night and was still at a white screen this morning saying that it had changed and was restarting So you need to download all drivers needed for the hardware fitted, sound card, graphics card, modem, printer etc.


I’ve forgotten my password. vateway

Add Thread to del. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply gatewsy an existing one unless you are logged in. Get the manufactor and part number of the mother board, sound card, video card If it helps, this is what I vidwo about the processor or mobo, I forget which this is: The sound and video are integrated on the mainboard.

processor upgrade [Archive] – Ubuntu Forums

Please log in to reply. Can you tell who made the motherboard? Get rid of that crappy Telepath modem. Gateay checked NetZero and it is only 10 hours a month for the free account as well. If both motherboards support the same slot pin configuration like then swapping CPU’s shouldn’t be a problem.

I recently inherited my Grandmothers OLD computer. Jul 18, Messages: The specs are laughable compared to todays standards,but I still thought it was cool. I keep it to show the grandkids, the way it was! You say it has a Telepath 56k Internet Fax Modem so viddeo could use that for the internet connection.


Inherited old computer

Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer. I was hoping to do all the installing of parts, OS, drivers, and all that all at once so I didn’t have to keep getting it out and putting it up. Javascript Disabled Detected You currently have javascript disabled.

The time now is Anyway, I understand the problem of being new and not being allowed to email, had the same problem. Click here to join today!

I just want him to be able to connect to the internet for basic things like email and facebook. Posted 18 April – Still need a light weight free isp if any of you guys have a suggestion.