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Windows Fundamentals for Legacy PCs it happen in 32 Mb of memory

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    Beetlejuice

    At first interest to WinFLP based on where it can use (apply) for testing.
    Then how it work in virtual machine and how virtual machine work on it.

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    Microsoft Windows Fundamentals for Legacy PCs (WinFLP) is a Windows-based operating system designed for enterprise customers with legacy PCs who are not in a position to purchase new hardware. WinFLP provides the same security and manageability as Microsoft Windows XP SP2 while providing a smooth migration path to the latest hardware and operating system. 
     
    Windows Fundamentals for Legacy PCs (WinFLP) requires:
    - A minimum of 611 MB of free hard drive space. Actual requirements will vary based on your system configuration and the applications and features you choose to install. Installing all optional components requires 1151 MB of disk space. These requirements are reported on the screen as you select options in the Setup wizard. Additional hard disk space may be required if you are installing over a network. Also, you should reserve additional space for future updates and service packs.
    - A computer with 233 megahertz or higher processor clock speed (300 MHz is recommended); Intel Pentium/Celeron family, or AMD K6/Athlon/Duron family, or compatible processor is recommended.
    - 64 MB of RAM. 256 MB of RAM is recommended.


     
    First my install WinFLP was 08.08.2006 on VMWare Workstation 5.5 (Memory 128Mb and Disk 2Gb)
     
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    After first part installation, after rebooting system, "First Boot Agent" start to continue installation. When it work system reboot 4 or 5 times.
     

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    After installation i try to setup MUI from Windows XP.
     
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    Set russian - OK.
     
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    Then i test some windows script - OK.
     
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    Then i try to run programms - msconfig and dxdiag. No msconfig and dxdiag files.
     
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    I change Memory to 64 Mb. Work ok, not too slow.
     
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    Then i try to install Office XP: Excel and Word. Test it. Work Ok too.
     
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    And last i change Memory to 32 Mb. The system load ~ 4 minutes and work tooooo slooow. And in desktop you can see all drive C...
     
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    ...interestingly how all this stuff work in Pc with processor 233 MHz

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    DoomBringer

    Can it join a domain?  It would be a really bad idea if it couldn't...

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    Beetlejuice

    DoomBringer wrote:
    Can it join a domain?  It would be a really bad idea if it couldn't...


    of course you can join to domain...

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    Ang3lFir3

    a P4 3.0ghz does not a legacy PC make

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    Beetlejuice

    Ang3lFir3 wrote:
    a P4 3.0ghz does not a legacy PC make

    i know that... but VMWare Workstation cant change processor frequency.

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    Beetlejuice

    Beetlejuice wrote:
    
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    Then i try to run programms - msconfig and dxdiag. No msconfig and dxdiag files.
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    In typical configuration i add computer to domain. Work fine, but no ping, funnily, no ping from server and no ping from this machine, but machine in LAN, and from server i enter in it hard disk . Perplexed

    in full (configuration) installation mode this components exist (Ping, msconfig and dxdiag...) Smiley

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