Problem upgrading to Windows xp

  doriena 11:59 03 Mar 2003
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I am running Windows ME and want to upgrade to XP Home. I finally got the upgrade advisor to report though it took about 4 hours!!
Installation of XP begins and gets to preparing installation quite quickly saying approx 81 minutes to completion. 3 or 4 hours later it appears to be about 3/4 through this process and 79 minutes to completion. Another 2 hours goes by with no apparent change. What is going wrong?

  recap 12:28 03 Mar 2003

If you are just installing XP over the top of Me, then you may have problems. It is recommended that you do a clean install of XP, doriena.

  rober32 12:45 03 Mar 2003

Probably best to do a clean install of ME 1st and then do the upgrade to XP

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