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Upgrade mb on hp pavilion 4400 desktop

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June 3, 2012 1:24:52 PM

what mother board will the case take. Hardware memory card readers fine. 250 GB HD adequate. What newer MD with processor video card and extra RAM can be installed??
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June 3, 2012 1:42:47 PM

do you plan on using the HP version of windows? it may have an issue with a motherboard with non-HP BIOS.
June 3, 2012 4:01:13 PM

Windows HP Media Edition. If you know it's not compatible, I'll forget the Upgrade idea. I have 2 legacy programs - an AB dating from 1988, and Quicken dating from 1992. I guess I could do a dual boot setup for those - actually would use Win 98 if I did that. I haven't checked Win 7 (pro or equivalent) which would be my choise of a new OS. Not interested in Win 8 except for smart phone.
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June 3, 2012 4:28:23 PM

your best bet would be to check the official HP forum and see if anyone has done it. i know with some mass vendor PCs its easier (emachine) then others (DELL)
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