Your Ad Here Your Ad Here
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 11

Thread: My "project"

  1. #1
    I've been asked to make a PC internet-ready. Nothing too difficult - just install the apps that are needed for safe surfing. No problem, I thought - browse Klite tools, burn a CD, install and run.

    How wrong I was.

    Windows 95.
    Internet Explorer 3.0.
    Hardware unknown; I'll run Aida32 tomorrow.
    No hardware or software upgrades since November 1996.

    And to top it off :

    No budget.

    Where do I start ?

  2. Software & Hardware   -   #2
    BANNED
    Join Date
    Jul 2003
    Location
    Guatemala
    Posts
    4,097
    www.oldversion.com

    That's a start

  3. Software & Hardware   -   #3
    Try ancient version

    Ok, here's the plan :

    -get specs and upgrade to 98SE if possible -> M$ still offers the service packs and upgrades, right ?
    -upgrade IE to 5.5 -> Can I just hammer in 5.0 or do I have to upgrade step-by-step?

  4. Software & Hardware   -   #4
    Poster
    Join Date
    Oct 2003
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    1,170
    Originally posted by fred devliegher@9 April 2004 - 18:46
    Try ancient version

    Ok, here's the plan :

    -get specs and upgrade to 98SE if possible -> M$ still offers the service packs and upgrades, right ?
    -upgrade IE to 5.5 -> Can I just hammer in 5.0 or do I have to upgrade step-by-step?
    Trial & Error is your best bet.

  5. Software & Hardware   -   #5
    Robert00000's Avatar Interweb Fantasist BT Rep: +1
    Join Date
    Dec 2003
    Age
    14
    Posts
    1,518
    does it have a modem installed with the drivers? check device manager to find out.

    upgrade OS and Browser to the latest possible, install anitvirus and firewall. job done.

    whoever wants to use it will just need to subscribe to an ISP.
    Robert00000

  6. Software & Hardware   -   #6
    Mozilla Will be a much better browser than Internet Explorer 3.0 + get Java 2 Platform

  7. Software & Hardware   -   #7
    h1
    Guest
    Mozilla will likely run shit-slow on that. I recommend Firefox.

    If you really want to make it "internet-ready," you need Mammoth, a blazing fast program that connects to... (drumroll) FastTrack.

    And yes, Kool Lite Tools (look at sig ) and Old Version are your best friends.

    [Edit] You won't be able to install 98SE, you don't have a budget, remember?

  8. Software & Hardware   -   #8
    Originally posted by haxor41789@10 April 2004 - 06:14
    Mozilla will likely run shit-slow on that. I recommend Firefox.

    If you really want to make it "internet-ready," you need Mammoth, a blazing fast program that connects to... (drumroll) FastTrack.

    And yes, Kool Lite Tools (look at sig ) and Old Version are your best friends.

    [Edit] You won't be able to install 98SE, you don't have a budget, remember?
    There are "other" ways of obtaning software without a need of a budget. Can you use "other" ways?

  9. Software & Hardware   -   #9
    There are "other" ways of obtaning software without a need of a budget. Can you use "other" ways
    ADSL and Bittorrent - no problem.


    Mozilla will likely run shit-slow on that. I recommend Firefox.
    Figured as much.


    does it have a modem installed with the drivers? check device manager to find out.
    56k , he's already got an ISP, connection works. He's only dialed in once to test it - taking this thing on the web right now is near suicide.

  10. Software & Hardware   -   #10
    tesco's Avatar woowoo
    Join Date
    Aug 2003
    Location
    Canadia
    Posts
    24,069
    i think the best idea would be to install 98se fresh, then put your nework card into the 98se computer and use the internet on it until youve got everything set up, then put network card back into your computer.

    you can install:
    all service packs, critical updates, etc from windowsupdate.com download an antivirus program and also get a firewall, although i think it willl run very slow with those two things...

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •