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Is my computer to slow?

pooruser

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Is this the slowest computer on the forum? Can I use standard memory for it?

Compaq Presario 5474.
 

IcemanJer

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pooruser, no, you don't have the slowest computer here.
but you probably do have one of crappiest. ;)

Don't worry, there is still time for you to sell that Compaq and get a real computer. :)
 

Blayze

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I have a older Compaq laptop and it hold up fine.
just have to remove all that bloatware that Compaq puts on it then its fine.
 

pooruser

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Did trash the Compaq resource eaters. Now running 96% from startup. It actually runs fine. But can anyone help me out.
I need to have more memory, can it run with standard PC100 memory or do I have to buy expensive Compaq memory?

New to the forum so excuse the strange html code on the bottom, should be my 'Rig' page.

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Cyberian

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<< Is this the slowest computer on the forum? Can I use standard memory for it?

Compaq Presario 5474.
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Way faster than mine!! :(
 

Wedesdo

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standard is good. the &quot;compaq&quot; ram is the SAME as the standard ram you mind online or in best buy, etc, only it's marked up 500%
 

pooruser

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Phhiiuu! Sounds good, I thought I've been screwed. Compaq memorys are 100% more expensive than standard ones, at least in Sweden.
While on the subject (Compaq). The computer looks nice but compaq have a habit of providing an extremely crappy rescue disc which is not working properly by the way (don't mention the 'support' they give), some people told me that it is also a special version of Windows 98 for it. I am getting scared, can it run a standard Win98SE OS?
Thanks for the help on the memory mystery.


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