[quote=violetdream]Sager tech support treated me awful as well. I was told by Laura at PCTorque that they don't outsource their tech support, I guess they just hire forgien guys who are physically located in this country though?
Please remember that there are two versions of WIN 95.
By the way, I have WIN98se successfully installed and running on a 486-DX100 with 500 mg hard drive.
If you can spare the extra drive space, 98se may be a better bet.
Originally Posted by G-Omaha
This one makes a huge speed difference.
Tip 212: System BIOS : BIOS can be shadowed so check
whether it is.
If you cache BIOS, it is much faster than reading from EPROM each...
Here is some stuff from SISSandra..... does this shed light on the performance issue? I've not used this software before and am unsure of it's reliability and interpretation of the data.
Done On: ...
Thank you for this..... I've had other laptops, most recently a Gateway 9150, as well as desktops.... and have never heard this kind of consistent sound at shutdown. I had not connected that the sound could be related to the hard...
All I did the first couple of days was download and install updates... windows, mcafee, zonealarm, ad-aware, spybot and just a few apps -dtp, phtoedit, OpenOffice. So, all that stuff is up to date.
It come with WIN XP Pro...
Hiya all, again
THis 8887, P2.4, 1 gig RAM, WIN XP Pro, give an audible PING sound as the final effort of shutdown. THis has been consistent since I first got this used system a few weeks ago.
Is this sound customary?
I got a used 8887 P2.4, 1 gig RAM, XP Pro.
THis system runs almost as slowly as my AMD 600, 512 megs RAM, WIN 98se
Nowhere near the performance gains I thought a newer system would bring.
I did download SISANDRA,...