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Processors that can run Windows 95B

I need a computer that will run some old games that won't function on an operating system after Windows 95B. We had it working on a PIII for quite a while, but it has "died".Don't need anything flashy or fancy -- just sound and a modest video card or onboard video RAM. I've been told that Win95B should run on a Pentium II, III, or 4. I have an opportunity to purchase a refurbished P4 from various manufacturers (IBM, Dell, Compaq) from a reputable vendor. When I look up one of the models for sale on its company's web site, all the drivers seem to be for Win98, Win98SE or higher. Is this telling me something ... like I need to stick to a P3 or P2?

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Microsoft have a software called (sms)system center configuration manager. It allows you to partition of a area on any pc running windows and use any of the early microsoft operating systems. dating back to there first. its like a computer inside a computer. Might be handy with your problem.

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