[ct-user] Upgrade computer strategy

Ed Parish K1EP k1ep at arrl.net
Tue Aug 5 15:04:10 EDT 2003

At 02:02 PM 8/5/03 -0400, Ted Demopoulos wrote:
>Time to start upgrading my motley crew of  486s - they are too old and the hardware unreliable now.
>Replacing my "main" computer first - besides running CT during contests, I'll probably run the odd windows app and (gasp) even WriteLog for the tests not supported by CT. I've only run regular CT, never the Windows version before.
>What should I - put Windows 98 on it so I can boot as DOS, something more modern and setup dual boot (however that done), or just say the hell with it and run CTWin (and any issues with networking with DOS CT then?)

I don't run CTWin, but I know of at least one limitation.  It doesn't support the DVP card.  So if you are using that, you will still need to run the DOS version.  Win98SE is a reasonable way to go, although Microsoft may stop supporting it in another year or two.

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