Wish to upgrade to win XP

  EMM61 18:26 14 Dec 2004
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hi,my pc is running win98 se at the moment and I wish to upgrade to win xp, I bought the CD
(win xp Upgrade only)and need help to install it,
please can you help ?

Thanks

  Gongoozler 18:33 14 Dec 2004

Have a read through this guide to see if it answers your questions click here

  Technotiger 18:51 14 Dec 2004

Hi, if I am wrong, my apologies, and someone here would soon correct me - but, I think win xp Upgrade only is to upgrade old version of xp to later version of xp, and would not upgrade 98se to xp. Hope I am wrong. :-)

  PSF 19:04 14 Dec 2004

have a read of this click here

  Technotiger 19:08 14 Dec 2004

Hi, excellent - many thanks, never too old to learn.

  freaky 19:11 14 Dec 2004

I upgraded from Win-Me to XP, and are fairly certain you can also do it from Win98. When you start the upgrade there is a question "Do you want to run the compatibility test ?". It is important that you answer 'yes'. The result of the test will tell you what software/hardware on your computer which may have problems running in XP. It will also give suggestions on how to overcome problems.

The other thing is make sure you have plenty of spare capacity on your hard drive, XP requires a lot of room.

XP makes a backup of your existing system, so if you find it does not work, then you can undo the upgrade and revert to Win98.

Good luck !

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