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Old 11-30-2004, 06:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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can i safely upgrade my windows ME (which sucks) to windows 2000, without any problems. Should i make a backup of all my stuff and then load 2000? is it that simple, thanks, sorry if im stupid haha.

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Old 11-30-2004, 07:11 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You will want to reformat when moving from ME to 2000. The two platforms are incompatable. However, the reward you will get from doing that reformat then upgrading to 2000 is more than worth it. 2000 is so much better of an OS than ME.

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Old 11-30-2004, 10:56 PM   #3 (permalink)
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2000 will seem heavy, cant u get XP?
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Old 12-01-2004, 03:20 AM   #4 (permalink)
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You cannot upgrade from ME to 2k.
I would get XP. You can upgrade to XP but I would format.
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Old 12-01-2004, 05:53 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Originally posted by TheMajor
You cannot upgrade from ME to 2k.
well then how come i did it with no prob...
win2k is definitely the best os i've ever used, XP looks too...gaudy? maybe? i dont like it
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