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« on: July 27, 2003, 06:58:31 AM »

Operating System Version:win 3.1
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Problem Hardware Make & Model:Laser 486SX Intel
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I now am trying to install a new HD into a very old peice of junk.
I have a Laser 486SX intel computer with a 205 MB HD or something like that size. It only has a 2.5 Floppy and the old 3.5 floppy drives, the big outdated one.... I need to know what to do to take a 6 gig HD and format it and then how to install windows ME from scratch.?
PLease help me here, Also thank you for the help with the last problem I had..

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« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2003, 02:17:56 PM »

A 486 doesn't meet the minimum requirements for Windows ME.

Here are the minimum requirements from microsoft:;en-us;253695

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« Reply #2 on: August 04, 2003, 01:01:48 AM »


I would not even go to Windows 95 unless you're a very patient person. Performance wise you're best to stick with Win3.1

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