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post #21 of 27
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Linux Mint XFCE
Are you sure Linux Mint XFCE can run on Pentium ll @ 350Mhz? Better off with Puppy.
post #22 of 27
Windows XP with no antivirus because usually they decrease PC speed by 2x.
You would be vulnerable to viruses like a mofo, but atleast it would work.

I haven't used Linux before so idk how well it would work.
post #23 of 27
Another vote for Puppy Linux! Super duper light and totally functional on ancient hardware!
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post #24 of 27
You can run Windows XP on that system. Back in the day, I would have kept a machine like that on Windows 2000, but you might not want to do that now because it's been unsupported for about a year. It won't be a speed demon on XP, but will run it just fine.

If you're willing to go the Linux route, Puppy Linux will run excellently on hardware of that vintage. You can't go wrong with Puppy on just about any hardware, actually.
     
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post #25 of 27
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Originally Posted by t0adphr0g View Post
If not Linux, and you want Windows..

Here is the minimum sys reqs for Windows XP:

The minimum hardware requirements for Windows XP Home Edition are:
Pentium 233-megahertz (MHz) processor or faster (300 MHz is recommended)
At least 64 megabytes (MB) of RAM (128 MB is recommended)
At least 1.5 gigabytes (GB) of available space on the hard disk
CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive
Keyboard and a Microsoft Mouse or some other compatible pointing device
Video adapter and monitor with Super VGA (800 x 600)or higher resolution
Sound card
Speakers or headphones

Or, Windows 2000:

133 MHz or more Pentium microprocessor (or equivalent). Windows 2000 Professional supports up to two processors on a single computer.
64 megabytes (MB) of RAM recommended minimum. 32 MB of RAM is the minimum supported. 4 gigabytes (GB) of RAM is the maximum.
A 2 GB hard disk that has 650 MB of free space. If you are installing over a network, more free hard disk space is required.
VGA or higher-resolution monitor.
Keyboard.
Mouse or compatible pointing device (optional).
It would be so sloooooooooooooooooowww on windows though.
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post #26 of 27
XP will run.
     
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post #27 of 27
modern day malware won't run on that thing OP aS it failed to meet their minimum requirements as well.
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