Windows XP UPDATE help!

  n00b_PCBuilder 17:27 22 Nov 2003
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Hi, i DO have windows 98 as well as an update version of WINXP, i was wondering if there is anyway of updating to XP without installing 98 first eg. after a format?

  bremner 17:36 22 Nov 2003

Yes

Install from the XP disk, it will ask for verification of a previous version, when it does put the 98 disk in and follow the instructions.

  n00b_PCBuilder 17:43 22 Nov 2003

i have attempted to isntall my winxp update after a disk format and it sais that the update cannot be run from DOS. I assumed that it was because it was an update or is this just because XP doesent support dos...:-s please help!

  bremner 17:51 22 Nov 2003

What you must do is:

Place your Windows XP disk in your CD/DVD drive then go into the BIOS and change the boot up sequence so that it boots from the CD/DVD Drive first.

Then you will be able to load XP and follow as I have posted above

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