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Wrong Version - Anything I can do?

I have a Windows 95/98 version and I am running Vista now. Is there anyway to get it to run? I do not want to have to pay for an answer!

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    Roy Lonsinger May 11, 2010

    Not enough info to fully answer, but if your system is compatible with Vista all you will need to do is download and install the vista drivers. Good luck.

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Format your system
reinstall OS as you require
this will work out

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