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    xp win98 yes/no

    Some Gigabyte boards dont support win 98 anymore.
    Their answer on why this is :

    This model DOES NOT support Win9X / ME due to some chipset vendors has stopped providing Win9X / ME drivers.

    but is it right so? And can it be done running win98 never the less?
    I there a special and clever mind on the forum.

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    Re: xp win98 yes/no

    All that really means is that the vendor doesn't want to hear about any problems you have installing a Win9x variant. You can probably get Win9x up and running, but if you encounter problems you're going to be on your own. With the help of the Lounge, of course. <img src=/S/grin.gif border=0 alt=grin width=15 height=15>
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    Re: xp win98 yes/no

    Jan,
    Why not just upgrade to a newer, better faster MB?
    A decent MB is rather inexpensive these days. Go to WinXP and enjoy the benefits of modern computing.
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    Re: xp win98 yes/no

    Hello loungers,

    your answers seem to confirm my suspicion that in fact win98 and a mbo-driver chipset -connection could be farfetched. So I could probably install a dual-boot after all. To the suggestion to get a better mbo. I thought that was a fairly middle class mbo available these days.
    Anyways my the strange connection chipset and win98 drivers seems not that real as presented.

    Thanks.

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    Re: xp win98 yes/no

    Jan,
    Perhaps I should modify that MB statement, since I don't know just what board that you have.

    Maybe just an upgrade to WInXP would be the answer?
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    Re: xp win98 yes/no

    Bob,

    this is exactly the way I interpreted your answer.

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    Re: xp win98 yes/no

    Jan,
    OK, good.
    The way I read it back to myself, I was saying replace <big>both</big> the MB the OS.
    Just so we are on the same page here. <img src=/S/cheers.gif border=0 alt=cheers width=30 height=16>
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