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Old 02-05-04, 11:52 AM
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Need help to install Win XP Pro

I currently have Windows 2000 professional edition on my computer and I want to install Win XP Pro.

When I try to install it, it says it can't upgrade Win 2000 to XP so I would need to uninstall Win 2000 before I can install Win Xp ( I only have a 4 gigs harddrive so I can't install both on my HD ).
How can I do that ?

Any help would be really appreciated.
Old 02-06-04, 11:44 AM
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It should give you the option of doing a clean install, which will wipe your old W2k install away. If you can't do it from within W2k, just boot off the XP CD - that should do it.
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Backup all your crucial documents 1st, then do a clean install.

Boot from WinXP CD, select complete format to NTFS, install new OS.

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