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passiflora_pink

passiflora_pink
Shelby County, AL
(Zone 8a)

January 4, 2011
10:29 AM

Post #8292015

I can no longer get into DG on my home comp. with win98. I am afraid to change it because I am worried my older peripherals won't work. But my browser is IE 5.5. If I upgrade my browser, will my older stuff work? Can I go back? Will a newer version even work with win98?
Oldgardenrose
Salem, IL
(Zone 5b)

January 4, 2011
11:55 AM

Post #8292139

Microsoft web site indicates IE-6 w/SP-1 is supported for Win-98 and Win-98SE. May or may not be high enough level for your needs. Try it and see. New OS with old devices may be another story altogether. The price of a new OS such as Win-7, about $300, can be as much as half the price of an entirely new entry level pc.

passiflora_pink

passiflora_pink
Shelby County, AL
(Zone 8a)

January 5, 2011
4:35 AM

Post #8293112

Thanks, Someone else mentioned to me that firefox might be an option. Will check it out.

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