Windows and Memory

Okay don’t laugh (some do) – I still run Windows 98. I run it on a fairly high spec computer (1.5Ghz Athlon, 512MB RAM, etc…) but it astounds me how much memory it uses on bootup – within two minutes, running Winamp and WinMX pushes the system up to 600MB RAM used already!

I keep considering getting something like XP – you can at least switch off all the graphical effects if you don’t want them and its obviously four years more advanced than 98. I may then also get another half gig of RAM (’98 doesn’t like >512)….

I dread to think what the memory requirements for something like Palladium would be….