I want to upgrade my compaq presario 7470 from win 98 se to win 2000 pro for more stability.I started the installation and got the following message: Upgrade Report -------------- Reliability and quality are key design goals of Windows 2000. Microsoft realizes that compatibility issues with devices and programs can compromise these goals if you are not given the best information available. During Windows 2000 testing of certain devices and programs, Microsoft found some compatibility problems you might encounter after you upgrade to Windows 2000. This report describes those problems. In most cases, new software updates from the hardware or software vendor can correct these problems. If you are concerned about the results of this report, you should not upgrade to Windows 2000 until these problems are corrected. For more information about product compatibility with Windows 2000, you should contact your hardware or software manufacturer. You can also visit http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/compatible for additional information. Contents: Hardware Software Incompatible with Windows 2000 General Information Hardware -------- This section of the report describes hardware compatibility issues. Incompatible Hardware The following hardware may not support Windows 2000 without additional files. Please see the Microsoft Windows 2000 Hardware Compatibility List at http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/compatible/ for a list of compatible hardware. (Some of the following entries might be software that is registered as hardware.) Display adapters Trident Blade3D/MVP4 (63) Modem HSP56 MicroModem Monitors COMPAQ Presario 1400 Other devices Camera Lexmark 3200 (not currently present) Printers Lexmark 3200 Series ColorFine Sound, video and game controllers ESS Allegro-1 Device Manager ESS Allegro-1 DOS Emulation ESS Allegro-1 PCI AudioDrive You can continue with the upgrade, but the hardware may not work until you supply the additional files. Software Incompatible with Windows 2000 --------------------------------------- This section lists information about programs that are incompatible with Windows 2000. Before upgrading, evaluate how important these programs are to you. Software That Does Not Support Windows 2000 Setup has found programs on your computer that do not support Windows 2000. Contact your software vendors to obtain updates or Windows 2000-compatible versions. If you don’t update these programs before you upgrade, the programs will not work. Compaq Diagnostics (in Control Panel) Easy Access Buttons (in Control Panel) HSP56 MicroModem (in Control Panel) McAfee Virus Scan Before you upgrade to Windows 2000, you should remove any incompatible programs. After the upgrade, uninstall might not work. Add/Remove Programs in Control Panel can help you uninstall most programs. Click Start, point to Settings, click Control Panel, and then click Add/Remove Programs. Incompatible Hardware Accessories The following programs support your computer hardware; however, they are incompatible with Windows 2000. To see whether updated versions of these programs are available, visit your hardware manufacturer's Web site. Logitech Mouseware Control Center Incompatible Factory-Installed Programs The following programs came with your computer, and they do not support Windows 2000 and will not work after the upgrade. Check with your computer manufacturer to find out if updated versions are available on its Web site. Compaq Diagnostics (in the Windows folder) Software That Might Not Support Windows 2000 Setup cannot determine if the following programs are compatible with Windows 2000. Setup will disable them during the upgrade to eliminate the risk of problems. Contact the software vendor to obtain an upgrade pack. Compaq Service Connection (a startup program) Reprogram Easy Access Buttons (a startup program) I hope you understand the meaning of the above message.I've tried on the microsoft link the compatibility,but 'no matches found' was the answer.If there is a good soul to provide an answer to my query about this upgrading,you can post the reply here or e-mail me.Any answer would be deeply appreciated! This win 98se is has become very unstable.Thank you very much.