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Can a laptop motherboard be upgraded like a pc?


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tjmcs

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I have a Toshiba laptop 1605cds with 160mb max memory running Win 98se. Can I treat it like a pc and upgrade the board to one that runs XP?

Strange, but thought I would ask. Always been told the only dumb question is the one not asked.

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rshaffer61

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It could be done but honestly it's not worth the money to do. You can buy a new laptop for probably the same price as a new motherboard would cost you with the work being done also.
Running 98 and trying to do what you want is going to be expensive for sure.
My suggestion is to look HERE or HERE for a new laptop with XP or Vista on it.
You can compare the prices and decide what features are important for you to have. Alos depending on what the main use of the laptop will be will make a difference in what you get. Let us know if you find a couple that you want to compare and we can try to assist you further.
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Thanks, rshaffer61.

Kind of what I figured.

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You are very welcome. Let us know how it goes.
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