Upgrade to XP

  Kernow999 20:47 20 Apr 2004

I am thinking of upgrading from 98SE to XP. Does anybody have any recommendations/suggestions on what to do to prevent any loss or problems with my existing running program? I don't want to lose my programs etc and I have hundreds of photos that I wouldn't want to lose.

  Diodorus Siculus 20:51 20 Apr 2004

Backup first of all - otherwise you are taking a risk.

Also ensure that you have the original disks for your software as well as various install codes and so on.

Defrag and run scandisk.

Check that you have hardware compatible with XP.

  Kernow999 20:53 20 Apr 2004

Is there any quick way of checking my hardware compatibility?

  Diodorus Siculus 20:55 20 Apr 2004

Best way is to check the manufacturer's sites;

click here

for more info.

  Diodorus Siculus 20:55 20 Apr 2004

click here for hardware.

  Kernow999 20:58 20 Apr 2004

Thank you. I will be back if I cock it up, crying again.

  bertiecharlie 20:59 20 Apr 2004

click here about upgrading, might be of help.

  Kernow999 21:08 20 Apr 2004

Hell! Thanks for that. I think I will stay where I am! Cheers

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