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Windows 7: Help with restore disc and older PC

12 Aug 2010   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate RTM (Technet)

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eMachine 466id, Intel Celeron, 256k RAM, 8GB HD

If I uninstall everything but the Win98 second ed., and use the Restore CD, will that help? (assuming it's not the battery?)

I just powered up my eMachine e400. It has 160mb ram & win98 se, 20gb HD.
Loaded with a lot of old programs, but I connect to the internet via cable connection.
So I don't think restoring will make much difference, it's basically the Dial-Up connection that is the slowest thing causing the problem. Plus if you restore with the disc, you will not be able to get any Windows Updates for Win98, that may already have been installed / updated currently, since Microsoft NO longer supports internet update of Win98.

Here is a link on the CMOS battery :

How to replace the CMOS battery.
is there not a way to save the updates already installed to disc then restore the system, place the updates back into the folder and it'll update the OS?
No, not possible.

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