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Up-grading the operating system.

How do i up-grade the operating system from windows 2000 to windows XP. I need the up-grade some I can use the programs that i need for school and for work. Can anyone help with this problem.
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  • Teet Bergmann May 11, 2010

    what problems u have

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You have to buy the upgrade then put disk in cd rom drive and restart computer. I would back everything up first though.

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