> Ignoring anything other than technical issues and Microsoft's lame > advice (see actual quote below), I need practical advice on what to > consider as a realistic limit on the configuration and hardware of > computers that will be upgraded from Windows95 to Windows98. Ignoring > Microsoft's lower limit of a 486/66 with 24 MB of RAM, what do any of > you think I should set as a lower limit for hardware? Depending on the software that'll be on them (the more software, the slower the machine- we've all seen the PIII-500 with 128 megs ram that just *crawls*), you could get away with a P200/64 megs. Maybe less? P166? > First, when you upgrade your computer to a new operating system, always > save your important files to floppy disks. These files include your > documents as well as Internet Explorer bookmarks, your address book, and > e-mail messages. If you have files that are too large to fit on floppy > disks, you can send those files to a friend or colleague via e-mail for > safekeeping during the upgrade. " ...And people wonder *why* admins hate Microsoft. Gee, maybe it's because you told people to SEND THEIR 50 MEG FILES THROUGH EMAIL because they wouldn't fit on floppies! John -- # John Madden weez@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx ICQ: 2EB9EA # Sys-Admin / Webmaster, Avenir Web: http://avenir.dhs.org # UNIX Systems Engineer, Ivy Tech State College # FreeLists, free mailing lists for all: http://freelists.dhs.org # Linux, Apache, Perl and C: All the best things in life are free!