Win 2000 to win XP

  Lionheart ? 08:26 09 Feb 04
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Would there be any problems upgrading from Win 2000 to Win XP.

Thanks.

  Diodorus Siculus 08:34 09 Feb 04

Shouldn't be - the two are pretty compatible. But I am always in favour of a clean install; saves poential problems.

Why the upgrade? I find that I prefer 2k to XP... just a preference though.

  Lionheart ? 08:47 09 Feb 04

Upgrade not for me, my friend not keen on 2000.

  Diodorus Siculus 09:10 09 Feb 04

Ok - I still suggest that your friend does a clean install of XP; it will require a format and then boot with XP disk and follow on from there. Get any relevant drivers, especially for modem, before doing the upgrade. And do a good backup of all relelvant data.

  Stormpool 09:18 09 Feb 04

click here

Windows 2000 Professional

XP Home - NO
XP Pro - YES

But as Diodorus Siculus said Fresh install is best :-)

  Lionheart ? 12:04 09 Feb 04

Thanks for the advice.

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