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It is the technological successor to Windows 2000, not Windows 9x/Me. No, create an account now. A 'proper' install CD is definitely bootable and actually contains a Dos OS. Aug 10, 2013 #9 gbhall TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,431 +77 If the disk does not boot, the most obvious reasons would be You have failed to correctly set the CD

My advice, then, is to not upgrade the file system to NTFS during Setup. If you are close to the minimum hardware listed, you should pass on Windows XP. Apr 10, 2008 Win/98se & XP dual boot Mar 15, 2002 Add New Comment You need to be a member to leave a comment. I'm not very savvy with computers but I'm learning fast!

The Start Menu items are installed, and then components are registered. 10. Basically you need to download the Boot iso from Allbootdisk and edit the iso to add the install cd contents to the iso and burn the new iso to a cd. If so, download them now and have them on the hard drive so you can install them after XP is installed. First off, the fact is, Windows 7 professional has XP mode, which is more capable of running older applications than XP ever was, but usually not 16-bit games accessing the hardware

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  • With my limited knowledge, this is Catch 22 for me.
  • Take a look at the README.HTM file on your Windows XP CD-ROM.
  • http://www.allbootdisks.com/download/iso.html Are you using an OEM 98se Dell cd or something along those lines?
  • This is the best method to make sure your antivirus software works correctly.
  • Browse this CD This takes you to Windows Explorer to take a look at the actual files on the CD-ROM.

The CD-ROM also has several valuable utilities, and provides access to some great information. Windows XP will now begin the install procedure SEARCH PCSTATS Use the power of Google to search all of PCSTATS and the PCSTATS Forums. Uncheck "Load ZoneAlarm at startup" box.) As mentioned previously, the best method is to remove your firewall, then reinstall it after the upgrade. 11. It catches your registered data file types and can bring those data files across to a new install of XP.

Finally, use Windows XP for a few days and make sure that everything works properly. For any HP printer, see this page on their web site for more information. You should make note of any software or hardware issues that are found during this step.       6. http://www.pcstats.com/articleview.cfm?articleID=1659 It is ready for the Windows XP Upgrade. (NOTES) 1.

Read the Microsoft Software License Terms, and then press F8.

5. If not then format the HDD drive with the Floppy Boot Disk and the switch the floppy drive for the CDROM. Check the web site of your computer manufacturer for Windows XP compatible drivers. I am following the instructions to install from CDROM at this address (can't use the floppy boot option because of only one slot for CDROM or floppy): http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/9803-how-to-install-windows-98/ The same problem

If you've followed all the advice above, your system will be squeaky-clean. NOTE: This is a very recent change in Microsoft's pricing policy. Sure, you can find people willing to sell you what they call a legitimate copy of XP Retail on eBay, etc... It was difficult, time consuming and I gave up with a 98 installation that looked fine but lacked graphics acceleration.

Performing the upgrade Pg 6. The rules for what "qualifies" for an OEM sale recently were loosened considerably. If this doesn't work, visit the hardware maker's site and see if there is an updated XP-compatible driver. Then continue with the install.


Click the Settings button under Performance. In the following example, a heavily used Windows 98 system is upgraded to Windows XP Professional, but the steps are identical for any 9x-based OS. 1. Where to go from here... Virtual Machine Aug 15, 2013 #13 bazz2004 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,424 +224 This looks more like the sort of restoration undertaken by classic car owners so a virtual machine

Open a command line window and type convert /? The most compelling reason is convenience. You need what was called a full retail CD.

When this is complete, you are presented with your XP desktop.Post-upgrade tasksOnce Windows XP is installed, it's time to perform a few post-installation tasks:1.

Please remember to be considerate of other members. There, you will find help about solving application and software problems.2. I just wanted you to be aware of the work that was done behind the scenes to make it possible. Norton Antivirus 2002 is more complicated.

If any do not, attempt to reinstall them using the original setup disks, or check the Web sites for the specific applications to see whether there are any updates. This step may be crucial to your being able to use your printer. Your upgrade options If you want to upgrade your system to Windows XP, the first thing you need to do is verify that it meets the system requirements for the newer Test installed hardware.

XP should read the boot disk and the install cd without issue. Extra Licenses Win XP Edition Street Price What It Does Win XP Home Edition Retail "Full" $199 Clean Install & Upgrade Additional Full License $170 Upgrade CD $99 Clean Install & But now you will want to set yourself up to make a clean install as easy as possible, if this is necessary later. And trust me, with a move between two very different technologies, something very well could go wrong.