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Dell inspiron pentium 2

By jimjo16
Nov 9, 2007
  1. hi im using a desktop pc with orange wireless broadband.recently ive purchased a second hand dell inspiron pentium 2 laptop it has windows 98.it is wifi enabled i know very little about laptops ive been trying to get the laptop onto the internet through my orange broadband router can anyone please please help to talk me through this
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    I haven't used Windows 98 for a while now and it is no longer supported by Microsoft. Is there anyway you can install XP on the laptop?
     
  3. jimjo16

    jimjo16 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    windows xp

    how do i remove windows 98 from laptop and then install windows xp can you talk me through it please
     
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Your laptop is old... If you can boot from a CD if you have one, get an XP CD and boot from it. Follow on screen instructions. If you don't have a CD forget it
     
  5. jimjo16

    jimjo16 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    bootable disk

    hi ive got a windows xp bootable disk how do i uninstall windows 98 and install windows xp with the bootablee disk ive got can you please please help
     
  6. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Put the XP disc in the CD drive. Boot the laptop and follow the on-screen instructions. When you get to the partition screen, delete the partition shown, and install XP on the new formatted partition...
     
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