windows XP

  Haggie 16:58 15 Nov 2003
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wots best.

XP upgrade from win98

or

Xp completely new.

any stability probs doing an upgrade?

  soy 17:06 15 Nov 2003

Best to get the full version if you can afford it becuase you won't have to use the 98Disk if you decide to reinstall. Much less hassle!

  A_World_Maker 17:11 15 Nov 2003

If you choose the upgrade route from 98, its always best to convert the file system from Fat32 to NTFS... its much more efficient and stable.

  Totally-braindead 17:12 15 Nov 2003

New install is definately best, clears all those old Win98 files which are no use anyway. and also gives you a nice clean computer.

  alan 2273 18:17 15 Nov 2003

You can use the xp upgrade disc to do a full install, it will just ask you to put the 98 disk in to verify you have one then it will carry on and do a full install

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