Windows Millennium & Pentium 4

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Nedreplan, Nov 2, 2002.

  1. Nedreplan

    Nedreplan Guest

    I am about to make a dual boot between Windows ME and Windows XP.

    As I have a Pentium 4 I wonder how well it will be received in a Windows ME enviroment?
    Does anyone have any good recommendations for a WinME/WinXP dual boot system?

    I know that WinME goes in first and they both should be on seperate drives..but is there anything else that should be considered?

    Thanks for your help:)
  2. Zedric

    Zedric NTFS Guru Folding Team

    WinME should work well on a P4. Well as well as on any other PC that is. WinME sucks if you ask me. Any special reason for using it at all?
  3. Nedreplan

    Nedreplan Guest


    Better stability than Win98, but worse than Win2k and WinXp..but better game support, especially with older games...

    If some certain games that I like (and played for ages) were able to run in Windows XP well, that would be the best solution....but it isn't so.

    As I never had any malfunctions with WinME before I will stick with it and use it until I have no use of an OS that has a Win9x kernel.
  4. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

    Midlands, England
    Never!! WinME is poor, just poor, i had nothing but trouble with it when i used it.
  5. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

    New York City
    Nedreplan ... before installing ME, have you tried running the games in XP using 98/ME compatibility mode?
  6. Nedreplan

    Nedreplan Guest

    Yes, you might have had problems with WinME...but I did not.
    So I will go for it..

    I did not want to start a discussion here about which OS is the best.. that is very individual anyway...there are other threads for that..

    If you read my question you see that all I wanted is some useful recommendations for dual boot between WinXP and WinME from members who has experience with it.

  7. Nedreplan

    Nedreplan Guest

    Yes I did...and I wish it would work....but in any possible way I tried it and it did not work, or graphics were corrupted if I somehow managed to get it started.
    It was games like: "Backpacker 2" and "AFL 99" just mention two.. only know and notice that you miss some certain games when you can not run them...hmm...

    Thanks anyway for the suggestion NetRyder! :)