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Need some help with my computer

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by 84CUCV, Nov 22, 2006.

  1. 84CUCV

    84CUCV 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    Its a sony vaio. Will i be able to upgrade this to the new windows that is coming out soon? specs:

    PCV-RS220
    2.53 GHz P4
    512 MB PC2100 DDR-SDRAM
    120GB

    Its been a great puter. been thinking of upgrading it or buying a new one maybe if i can get one for a OK price.

    thx guys
     
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    nope 1gig ram minimum. unless you want to run without the flashy graphical interface, then yes, but its basicly xp at that point
     
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    OK thx looks like its time to upgrade or get a newer one thx
     
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    Why do you want the new windows?
     
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    gotta side with RJ here.

    XP sucked until SP1, 2000 was the same.

    I see no reason at all that you should bother to switch before vista sp1
     
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    really, no need? i was just trying to keep it up to date incase i need to sell it or something like that.

    thx guys
     
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    Heck.. OS won't maintain resale value.

    I'll consider a computer running 2000 Pro just as much as I'd consider XP. As a matter-of-fact, I would stay away from a new OS just for what RJ and CustomChevy said. Wait until the first Service Pack comes out before you consider upgrading. It gives MS time to work some bugs out.
     
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    ok thx
     
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    Hell, I'm running XP untill they stop supporting it.

    That or when I get a dual core
     
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    I know very little about computers was a duel core?
     
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    Let's all wear pants we find on the street too!
     
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    thx for the replys guys
     
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    hah!

    If you're gunna point a noob to linux atleast be kind


    www.ubuntu.com


    *note* I dont use the word noob as an insult. Its just that if you knew about linux already, chances are you wouldn't have asked what you did to begin with.
     
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    Hey guys, i was wondering. with the specs of my computer that you all saw, did i buy a desent puter? Sure has heck not spending that much cash on a new one again. I use it for CK5, pics and music and that is really it. thx
     
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    seems like a nice enough computer, though you definatly paid an extra 500 cause it says sony on it.



    My advice to anyone buying a system, find the local ma and pa store, and have them build you one.
     
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    1400 w/ crappy printer and a small 15" flat panel. yea, i feel ripped.
     
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    I'll build you omne next time

    It;'kl be amzinbg
     
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    sent you a pm
     

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