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upgrading from window ME to 2000

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September 21, 2004 8:55:48 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win2000.setup_upgrade (More info?)

I am finding i get a blue screen that then says it is
setting up windows 2000 but sits there for over an hour.
any help out there?

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Anonymous
September 21, 2004 10:29:49 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win2000.setup_upgrade (More info?)

There is no support upgrade path from WinME to Windows 2000

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Dave Patrick ....Please no email replies - reply in newsgroup.
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"dave" wrote:
|I am finding i get a blue screen that then says it is
| setting up windows 2000 but sits there for over an hour.
| any help out there?
September 23, 2004 8:27:23 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win2000.setup_upgrade (More info?)

I just tried the same thing and got BSOD because BIOS did
not support ACPI. Had to do a BIOS upgrade and then a
clean install, not an upgrade. Can't upgrade ME to W2K.
Unfortunately, W2K only boots in Safe Mode now but I'm a
little closer.....
!