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Previously, Microsoft had said that Vista's upgrade experience would be similar to that of XP: You'd be able to perform an in-place upgrade using the Vista Upgrade media or, with qualifying Install Xp Professional Over Home Started by akg8r , Jun 21 2006 12:00 PM Please log in to reply 9 replies to this topic #1 akg8r akg8r Members 6 posts OFFLINE PC Review Home Newsgroups > Windows XP > Windows XP Performance > Home Home Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Articles Articles Quick Clearly, Microsoft was disabling this previously handy option in order to inconvenience users (at best) or force them to spend more money on a Full product version (at worst).

How can I install xp w/o> > first installing w2k pro then upgrading to xp pro?> >> > Thanks,> >> > Mike> >> >>> MikeMay 22, 2004, 10:41 AM Archived from connecting two computers 5. One cannot install an older Operating System over a newer > one. Looks like yours is a logical> partition.> > > I'd> > > > delete it and create a primary partition.

i was told to put w2k first them xp so i would partition the drive. It's hers. Is E: drive a logical> partition?>>> Brian>>> "Mike" wrote in message> news:[email protected]> > C: FAT32 W2K PRO, D: FAT BOOTMAGIC, E: NTFS XP PRO, F: NTFS DATA, G:NTFS> > DATA.> I think I'll leave well alone and stick with what I've got.

Proceed at your own risk. I ask because I do not have CDs for any of these extras. It takes just 2 minutes to sign up (and it's free!). If you do opt for an upgrade rather than a clean install, I would recommend uninstalling Norton SystemWorks beforehand & then reinstalling it after the upgrade.

Choose Install Now, and then "Do not get the latest updates for installation" in the next screen. i only have fdisk or W2k setup. Download all of the SP-2 updates, and then install Windows XP SP3. How can I install xp w/o> > > > first installing w2k pro then upgrading to xp pro?> > > >> > > > Thanks,> > > >> > > >

  1. Too bad WinXP is not the 1st o.s.
  2. Take a look at VMWare: www.vmware.com I use it extensively - it rocks! -- Bryan Nyce MCSE+I, MCDBA, MCT, CCNP, CCSI Top Installing W2k Pro and, W2k Advancer
  3. You can either put your backup on a USB Flash Drive (if it is large enough) or to your external hard drive, or burn it directly to DVD or CDs, or
  4. Type "Bootcfg /?" (minus the quotes) in the Start/Run line to see the commands available that way.
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  6. You can perform an upgrade installation to XP, which leaves your user profiles, application installs, and such intact, but it can sometimes run a bit slower than a clean install, and
  7. Carey Frisch [MVP], Jul 14, 2005 #2 Advertisements burris Guest Carey Frisch [MVP] wrote: > No.
  8. I realise it can be done> your> > > way> > > > but I've always installed into a primary partition and had no> problems.> > > >> > > >
  9. Step 1: Install Windows Vista Boot your PC with the Windows Vista Upgrade DVD.

Before replacing W2K Pro> w/> > XP> > > I> > > > > > want> > > > > > > to> > > > > > > > install No, create an account now. Back to top #4 Jesse Bassett Jesse Bassett Members 418 posts OFFLINE Location:Rosemount, MINN. Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc.

Installing W2K Server Admin Tools on W2K Pro: How??? 6. Well said, syko. :thumbsup:Click to expand... Even when I put it in my computer as a slave to try to retreive her pictures and document files, I couldn't get anything. Have any other suggestions.

Discussion in 'Operating Systems' started by xcaddict, Aug 13, 2004. can that be done. I realise it can be done your waybut I've always installed into a primary partition and had no problems.A logical partition can't be set active.Brian"Mike" wrote in messagenews:[email protected]> xp partition: Why thank you sir! #4 sykopath79, Aug 14, 2004 (You must log in or sign up to post here.) Show Ignored Content Your name or email address: Do you

Top Installing W2k Pro and, W2k Advancer Server, and XP? Top Installing W2k Pro and, W2k Advancer Server, and XP? Then Setup runs its final task, a performance test that could take about 5 minutes.

If you need to format the disk, select the Drive options (advanced) option to do so and then continue.

Since a clean install of Pro will likely be a less "buggy" OS. i want to keep XP but i Want to install W2k Pro. If I did install XP would all my current programs still work or do I have to reinstall them, eg: photoshop 7, office, ACD (photo program), nortons systemworks, etc. They CAN tell if you are trying to install and register it on a second computer.If you do try to install the same copy on your computer, nonetheless, and if you

i want to have 2 separate HD's, XP/Vista64 with a non-dual boot Installed to separate partition, 7 won't boot? In other words, you cannot install an OEM version with a key from a retail disk. After telling my "Windows Vista Secrets" coauthor Brian Livingston about this workaround, he wrote that using this process was indeed ethical, in his opinion. "Microsoft itself created the upgrade process," he Your advice would be appreciated before I risk doing anything and what advantages does Professional have over Home Edition?

In the next screen, you select the type of install. I read up on Microsoft's website that they have a bug with hibernation they tell you how to fix but I can't get into my computer in order to fix it.I've Then, at the bottom of the System window that appears, click the link titled Activate Windows now. Loading...

Therefore, only the FIRST PERSON who has installed and registered it (your sister) can use it.If your Windows XP is a legal CD that you bought in the store and that She recently told me that her grandson kept borrowing my disk for his own computer, which kept having problems, and that's when I asked for my disk back. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Thanks for welcoming me.

Before replacing W2K Pro w/ XP I> > want> > > to> > > > install XP into a separate partition,> > > > but whrn I boot to the xp Another is Settings, Control Panel,Administrative tools, Computer Management."Timothy Daniels" wrote in messagenews:[email protected]> "Tom Scales" wrote:> > With XP, you can 'tell' it what letters you want and it will> > what do you guys >> recommend. >Take a look at VMWare: >www.vmware.com >I use it extensively - it rocks! >-- >Bryan Nyce >MCSE+I, MCDBA, MCT, CCNP, CCSI >. Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members Quick Links Notable Members Current Visitors Recent

to be installed. When you are finishedyou can add a boot manager.Brian"Mike" wrote in messagenews:[email protected]> I've got a Dell 8200 W2K Pro. When rumors began surfacing that Vista Upgrade versions would not support clean installs, however, a veil of silence descended over Redmond. Now, choose the Upgrade option.

Stay logged in Welcome to PC Review! Using partition magic Icreated> a> > > > boot> > > > > > > magic> > > > > > > > partiton and ntfs partition for W2K Pro XP.> Advertisement fastednj Thread Starter Joined: Jan 25, 2003 Messages: 14 I hate XP, I have an older T21 Thinkpad and w2k runs faster on my other. When you arefinished> > you can add a boot manager.> >> > Brian> >> >> >> > "Mike" wrote in message> > news:[email protected]> > > I've got a Dell 8200

i only have fdisk or W2k setup. I will not work on a computer that is not legally licensed because I don't want to get caught with it. All rights reserved. Now, Setup copies the Vista install image to your PC, expands it, and installs Windows.