Programmes in previous computers

  carper 12:08 15 Jul 2003

I have a new computer running Windows XP Home.
Is it possible to copy programmes (Power point and Word from my previous computer running windows 98

  Jester2K II 12:29 15 Jul 2003

If you have installation CDs and the licenses yes.

But you can't just copy them via a CDR and drop them on.

  BillEmm 12:46 15 Jul 2003

what Jester2K II has advised: you cannot copy programs; you must re-install them on XP.

But I add: make sure you have levels of your programs that are supported by XP.

Just a thought.


  carper 13:38 15 Jul 2003

Jester2K II can you please advise further

  Jester2K II 16:07 15 Jul 2003

Er. Right you'll need the original disks and / or CDs that the programs came on. Put them in the new computer and install them.

If you have programs on your old computer but don't have tne original CDs or disks then you can't.

What i was trying to say was you can't just copy the installed program of you old PC and copy it to your new one. You need the installation CD.

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