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Chapter 17. Opening New Windows: Upgradi... > Can You Make the Upgrade?

Can You Make the Upgrade?

As good as Windows XP might sound, the choice to upgrade isn't clear cut. This is primarily because Windows XP has fairly stiff system requirements, which is a result of using the Windows 2000 engine that has always required more powerful hardware to run.

To install Windows XP, you need a working CD-ROM drive hooked up to your PC, because the entire installation is done from CD. It also helps if you're connected to the Internet, as the software needs to activate itself to operate.


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