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I have a Windows me,and I was told i can't get Mcfee security unless i upgrade to Windows xp or Vista.Could you tell me the cost to do this?

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For some people ME was great, for me it was ME= Mistake Emulator. XP has been the best platform Microsoft put out. I would recoment going to http://support.microsoft.com/kb/316639/
follow the steps to see if your machine can handle it.
New computers are more affordable and come with Vista. Ocassionaly you can find one with XP. Look for the ones that say Xp - Vista ready. They have more memory and Hard drive space on them and XP runs great. If you want to upgrade. google the price for XP. Dirvers for your machine are the hardest part to find. Buying a XP-Vista ready computer would be the easiest route.

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