windows 95 updates to winndows xp?

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does anyone know if i can update with windows 95 system to
windows xp? please hlep email me at
side_winder1966@yahoo.com, any hellp woould be great:)
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    "rhonda" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:

    >does anyone know if i can update with windows 95 system to
    >windows xp?

    XP won't upgrade an existing Win95 system. But Win95 is a qualifying
    system for the upgrade version of WinXP.

    What that means is that you can convert a Win95 system to WinXP only
    by deleting the Win95 system, then installing XP. If you're using the
    upgrade version of XP, it will ask for proof of a qualifying product.
    At that point you put your Win95 CD into the drive. Once the XP
    installation routine sees that, it will be satisfied and will continue
    installing XP.

    BUT.....it's extremely unlikely that any computer that's old enough to
    be running Win95 would be able to handle the hardware demands of
    WinXP.

    >please hlep email me at
    >side_winder1966@yahoo.com, any hellp woould be great:)

    Sorry, that's not the way newsgroups work. You post it here, you read
    it here and everybody benefits. No one-on-one support.

    --
    Tim Slattery
    MS MVP(DTS)
    Slattery_T@bls.gov
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