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Old 06-05-2003, 11:42 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Upgrade to Windows XP from Me

My system is compatible but can I expect many problems?

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Old 06-05-2003, 01:32 PM   #2 (permalink)
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YES you will if you simply install OVER the ME,,, FDisk,,format and reinstall...CLEAN..

Me is a pain in the A#$...

Save yourself a lot of glitches and headaches,, backup,, download all the required XP drivers,, fdisk, format,, what ever,, and do a CLEAN install,,


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Old 06-05-2003, 01:50 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I did a Upgrade just fine! LOL
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You will hear mixed reviews. If you werent seing any signifigant issues from ME than an upgrade should go ok. But if you had lots of crap not working in ME, you should probably do a clean install.
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hmmm... try both? LOL. see if simply upgrading would do ok,...if not, then do a clean install. thats what i did when i upgraded to xp from 98.
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Old 06-08-2003, 04:34 PM   #6 (permalink)
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fdisk, format, clean install

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