Is my old pc compatible for RC1?

#1
We have a older pc that we no longer use but my mother in-law needs a pc for internet so we offered her our old pc but we want to update it with the latest goods before we give it to her. The operating OS on it is Windows ME. Here's the specs on the pc. Sorry for the long list but its the only thing I can find on the internet for the specs.

Base processor and speed
Intel (R) Celeron (TM) 700 MHz processor
Socket 370
66 MHz Front Side Bus
Maximum HP supported processor upgrade: Intel Celeron 800 MHz
Chipset
Intel 810L
Motherboard manufacturer
Asus
Chassis physical measurement
Measurement Inches
Height 13
Depth 13
Width 7 3/8
Memory
Component Attributes
RAM (standard) 64 megabytes (MB) RAM PC100
Maximum 512 MB (2 x 256 MB DIMM)
Speed 100 MHz synchronous
Sockets Two 168-pin DIMMs
Size 16, 32, 64, 128, and 256 MB DIMMs
Free DIMM sockets 1
Pairs Required No
Type Supported SDRAM, 100 MHz,
Intel PC SDRAM unbuffered DIMM specification,
revision 1.0 compliant
NOTE: Free DIMM slots may vary due to availability of memory components at the time the PC is manufactured. To verify slot availability, check the main screen in System Setup (restart computer, and press F1 at the blue HP logo screen).
Cache
Level Quantity
Level 1 (Primary) 32 kilobytes (KB) (on processor)
Upgrade Sockets None
Level 2 128 KB (on processor)
Hard drive
20 gigabytes (GB) (3.5-inch form factor)
CD-ROM drive
Attribute Properties
Speed Maximum 48x
Access Speed 75 - 85 ms
Transfer Rate 2.0 - 4.8 MB/sec
Diskette drive
1.44 MB (3.5-inch form factor)
CD-ROM drive
Attribute Properties
Speed 48x maximum
Transfer Rate 2.0 - 4.8 MB per second
Access speed 75 - 85 ms
Fax/data modem
Attribute Properties
Modem V90 + AC97 Sound Down (Cheetah)
Manufacturer Smart / Lucent
Data Speed 56 Kbps
Fax Speed Up to 14.4 Kbps
Plug and Play Yes
Hayes Compatible Yes
Data Compression v 42 bis
Error Correction v 42
COM Port (default) 2
IRQ (default) Variable
EIA Fax Commands Class 1
Video
Attribute Properties
Video Graphics PCI Local Bus
Controller Intel 810L (on motherboard)
Location Integrated graphics
Video Memory 11 MB shared system memory, integrated graphics, not upgradable
Feature Connector (game/joystick) Yes
Resolutions: 640 x 480: 16/256/32 K/64 K/16.7 M colors
800 x 600: 16/256/32 K/64 K colors
1024 x 768: 16/256/32 K/64 K colors
1280 x 1024: 256 colors
MPEG-1/2
MPEG-2 for full-screen, full-motion digital video
Sound/audio
Attribute Properties
Compatibility 3-D Stereo, PCI, 16-bit Sound
Controller AMC97 codec
Location Crystal sound chip (on motherboard)
Noise Cancellation Yes
Line Out Yes
3-D Spatializer Yes
Wavetable Yes
Tone Control No
Microphone With HP Pavilion Multimedia Display
Speakers HP/Polk Audio "F" stereo speakers (left and right)
External ports
Port Type Quantity
USB 2
Serial 1
Parallel 1
Game 1
Expansion slots
Total expansion slots
Port Type Quantity
PCI 3
Available expansion slots
Port Type Quantity
PCI 2
Drive bays
Total drive bays
Bay Type Quantity
3.5-inch, external 2
5.25-inch, external 1
3.5-inch, internal 1
Free drive bays
Bay Type Quantity
3.5-inch, external 1
Keyboard/Mouse
HP One-touch multimedia keyboard**
HP PS/2 mouse
* For Quebec customers, a French-Canadian keyboard kit is available. The keyboard kit includes localized keyboard, documentation, and software.
Supported operating systems (OS/NOS)
Microsoft (R) Windows Millennium Edition
NOTE: The only operating system supported on this HP Pavilion PC is MS Windows Millennium.
 


#2
Wouldn't recommend

I am the type to try anything once but given that on my system I use 544 meg of memory with nothing running I don't like your chances.:frown:
 


#3
I wouldn't count on it......you might be able to run xp but not vista.....either upgrade your pc completely or buy a new one.....

My system is as follow :

AMD Athlon XP 2600+ 2.1GHZ
512mb of RAM
Nvidia Geforce 6200 256mb of video memory

Already I can run Vista well with my current pc setup, although I can't run aero....I can still run vista with all the other settings set on ! :)

I'm planning on upgrading my system soon.....
 


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