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I would like to upgrade my computer's software from windows 98, to windows 2000, or windows xp home edition

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Haha lol i found a similar post like this :)

first, if you havent already, buy the cd XP home edition from any retailer. its practically impossible & illegal to download.

secondly, insert the cd at anytime after POST and reboot. the computer should boot from the cd before the operating system. if not, your computer isnt configured correctly.

thirdly, follow the on screen steps. its quite simple and laid out.

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I want to change my windows xp to Home edition


You can also do a clean installation by following the procedure as listed below:To perform a clean installation of Windows XP, follow these steps:Back up all important information before you perform a clean installation of Windows XP. Save the backup to an external location, such as a CD or external hard disk.Start your computer from the Windows XP CD. To do this, insert the Windows XP CD into your CD drive or DVD drive, and then restart your computer.
Note To boot from your Windows XP CD, the BIOS settings on your computer must be configured to do this.When you see the "Press any key to boot from CD" message, press any key to start the computer from the Windows XP CD.At the Welcome to Setup screen, press ENTER to start Windows XP Setup.Read the Microsoft Software License Terms, and then press F8.Follow the instructions on the screen to select and format a partition where you want to install Windows XP.Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the Windows XP Setup.

Oct 27, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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Have no product key and cant access windows xp home edition.


All new computers that come with XP have a key affixed to the case. If this is a upgrade of some type, you will have to get a product key ... there is no work around ... or said differently ... there is no work around that you are going to get from me.

You can purchase a key from several sources including Microsoft. Google XP product key to find the source.

Software piracy hurts everyone ... dont do it.

Thank you

May 06, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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OS - windows home edition to windows XP - upgrade?


Home Edition is already a version of XP. XP was released in Home and Professional versions. You can find out for sure what version of software you have by right-clicking on the desktop icon for "My Computer" (or on the "My Computer" entry on the Start Menu if the icon is not on your desktop), then clicking on "Properties" from the popup menu.

If you want to upgrade from XP Home to XP Professional, you can do that with the appropriate upgrade CD. But unless you are networking in an office setting, there really are no features in Pro that you don't have in Home.

If you still have questions, please post a follow up comment and I will try to help further.

Mar 31, 2009 | Dell Latitude D600 Notebook

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Upgrade software


"wupdmgr.exe"
type this in run instart menu then pres enter.
then update

Mar 21, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition Service...

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Upgrading the OS Windows XP not possible


Upgrading from OS Windows XP:

you can upgrade from Windows XP to Windows Vista(ultimate, premium, home, business.......),
you have to buy a Windows Vista CD and install a fresh copy or format.

Some Minimum Requirements:

i) Min 2GB RAM or atleast 1GB RAM(if you have>1GB RAM installation of Windows Vista will not continue)

II) External Graphic Card. for some versions of Windows Vista(to run Aero Interface, special feature only   in some versions of Windows Vista)

NOTE:

"Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor" is a software from Microsoft which you can download from internet, this  can help you determine which features and edition of Windows Vista will run on your computer. 

 i.e., when u load this software on windows xp it will suggest which upgrade version of windows vista          will suit your system(based on you system configuration. or hardware components.) and then            you can install the upgraded version of windows xp(mostly windows vista home,.........)


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M. Sridhar

Dec 26, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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Nasty XP Home To XP Pro Upgrade Problem


you should have the porduct key on the side of the computer if it is a desktop ot on the botton of the laptop.

Win95,98 ME yes, you can see it in the registry.
Windows Xp and up, you need some kind of software to decode the number in the registry.
it calls magic jellybeam keyfinder. this will ge the ket and decode it. how you going to get it on the machine is another story.
you may be able to use the software by hitting F8 just before the Windows logon come on, select safe mode and go from there.


Oct 21, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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Your cam is not compatable.you will have to purchase a new one for vista.RICHARDM69

Jul 04, 2008 | Veo Stingray

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Upgrading windows xp to vista


You can upgrade from your current edition of Microsoft Windows XP or Windows 2000 to a corresponding or better edition of Windows Vista by purchasing and installing an upgrade copy of Windows Vista.
While selecting the edition of Windows Vista that's right for you, it's important to clearly understand what hardware your PC will need to ensure the features you want will run reliably.

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