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Old 09-30-2005, 12:41 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Is it possible to overwrite my current french XP home and put an english xp pro without formatting the partitions it's on?

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Old 09-30-2005, 01:03 AM   #2 (permalink)
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no, you'll jsut need to back everything up

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Old 09-30-2005, 02:27 AM   #3 (permalink)
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well if your overwriting your xp home then it wouldnt be any different to formatting it as you still lose everything.. or did u mean upgrade it?

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Old 09-30-2005, 03:19 AM   #4 (permalink)
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as blkshdw88 started to mention an upgrade version will do what you want. ultimately any reinstall of windows in my mind should be a "clean install" though. in other words a reformat and reinstall.
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