• Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint
Share this Page URL
Help

Part VI: Appendixes > Upgrade vs. Clean Install

A.2. Upgrade vs. Clean Install

If your PC currently runs an older version of Windows, the next big question is whether or not you should upgrade it to Windows XP.

A.2.1. About the Upgrade Installation

You can upgrade to Windows XP Professional from Windows 98, Windows 98 SE, Windows Millennium Edition (Me), Windows NT Workstation 4.0, Windows 2000 Professional, or Windows XP Home Edition. If your PC currently runs Windows 3.1, Windows 95, or Windows NT Workstation 3.51, you can't upgrade to Windows XP Professional at all—you have to perform a clean install, as described in the following pages.


PREVIEW

                                                                          

Not a subscriber?

Start A Free Trial


  
  • Creative Edge
  • Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint