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Loading XP upgrade on a new drive?

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February 22, 2002 5:49:48 PM

Anyone have a proven way to load WINXP home or pro on a new drive? A link to read about it would be great. Thanks

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February 24, 2002 9:40:24 PM

I just completed an install to a new, unformated 120gig drive.
I let XP CD boot, format the new drive with NTFS and installed
the OS with no problems.

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February 24, 2002 11:26:59 PM

whats the difference between NTFS and FAT32? which one is better? I use my system mostly for word processing, gaming and surfing

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February 25, 2002 4:24:42 PM

OK I'll give it a try. The other week I tried an upgrade disk for winME. It would not boot off the cd rom. It would not take the install number. It said it was an invalide number. MS changed the ability to load an upgrade when they made winME. What poeple are saying now is that MS changed the upgrade OS back so that it can now be loaded on a new drive? Well I'll give it a try.
February 26, 2002 4:09:36 AM

Post back and let us know how it went.

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