upgrading 98 to windows xp home edition.

  gerardz 16:27 13 Jun 2006

i want to up upgrade my old computer from windows 98 to windows xp home edition.my old computer is not compatible with the xp disks.is it possible to download my files and settings of my xp to disk,and feed this into my 98?lost soul.

  Jackcoms 16:32 13 Jun 2006

Specs of your PC?


Processor speed?

HDD size?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:41 13 Jun 2006

my old computer is not compatible with the xp disks

1 you are not allowed to have the same operating system (serial number) on 2 machines it will not activate.

Do you have a CD drive on the old machine?

  gerardz 16:59 13 Jun 2006

yes i have a cd drive and there is enough disk space.

  Jackcoms 17:00 13 Jun 2006

And the answers to my questions are ...????

  gerardz 17:13 13 Jun 2006

128mb memory,9.56gb hard drive,500mhz processor speed.

  Jackcoms 17:17 13 Jun 2006

You may just have the minimum requirements to run XP click here

  medicine hat 17:22 13 Jun 2006

What error message do you get when you try to run the upgrade?

  gerardz 17:31 13 Jun 2006

no error messages.i have not attempted ,as yet.

  gerardz 17:37 13 Jun 2006

i have the requirements

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:54 13 Jun 2006

Still don't understand your comment "my old computer is not compatible with the xp disks"
please explain so we can determin how to help you.

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