The people who give away XP are seriously idiots. I work at a Tech Support agency and tend to get calls from them every so often. They always say that 98 is better than XP because their scanner or something didn't detect in XP. Who gives a flying **** about their scanner? How can incompatibility with an outdated scanner make an entire OS bad? Take into consideration how much 98 crashes and how much better XP is and you'll forget about your stupid scanner.