At 8/20/2020 02:01 PM, Chris wrote:
> Goodwill to the rescue! Some months ago the power supply in my desktop
> computer gave up the ghost. I bought a replacement a couple of weeks ago, but
> it turned out to not be a replacement. I'm in the process of returning it.
> Proper replacements are much too expensive, so I might build up a new
> Win98/SE machine with one of the towers I have sitting around.
> Window 7 won't let me install the software that I use for designing and
> writing, and that desktop machine was running on Win98/SE. But I can run
> most, maybe all of it on WinXP. So, I cleaned off the computer desk and set
> up my one WinXP laptop. Only trouble was that I didn't have a spare charger.
> So I went shopping on evilBay and found a couple for around $12.50 each,
> which I put on my watch list. Then I went Goodwill hunting. First store I
> went into had one complete with the cord for just $7.49. I'm happy, but I'll
> still buy one from evilBay as a spare, unless I can find another one at
> I also found out that tomorrow starts green label 50% week, and there's a
> pricey item that I would like to have. I'll be there when they open the doors
I had an old version of CodeWarrior development that would not install on Win
This post contains instructions to remove the OS check from the installation.
There is a VBS (visual basic script) that can remove the OS check you can
download from that post. There is a chance it may help you get around not being
able to install.
I have old PC that once ran XP sitting in the garage.
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