E11 / Windows ME question

From: Fred Cisin <cisin_at_xenosoft.com>
Date: Wed Feb 14 20:41:02 2001

> >A friend told me off-list that when copying a file, there is a graphic
> >icon of each bit being moved. He suggested that the floating point was
On Wed, 14 Feb 2001, ajp166 wrote:
> That explains why it's so slow.

He was [presumably] exaggerating the use of the silly icon.

Nevertheless, why unnecessarily slow down routine operations?

> W95 will run on 386sx/16... I've done it.
I've been meaning to play with that. How much RAM do you need?
Was it as slow as expected?

> >BTW, 95 will install on the same machine without the FPU (486SX).
> W98 can be faked on to a non
> cpu but it's not pretty.
An associate (business tenant) wanted to use "HyperTerminal" for logging
data from some lab equipment onto a 486 Compaq. When 98 REFUSED to
install, I installed 95 without any problems. I wasn't strongly motivated
to try anything serious to get 98 onto it.

Grumpy Ol' Fred        cisin_at_xenosoft.com
Received on Wed Feb 14 2001 - 20:41:02 GMT

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