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OK, I bought xp pro upgrade for 99 bucks. Now can i upgrade it with a Windows ME OEM restore CD? I dont have the ME installed...
 
should work..

If it is a restore disk it will work... thats just basically same thing as installing it m8 but with maybe a programme here and there...

MdSalih
 
In the official ms forums they say no, but then again they may just want me to buy the full version. Has anyone did this so I can be sure?
 
hmmm...

I never normally install the full OS... neraly always use a ghost (system restore) which is MUCH MUCH MUCH quicker (2 mins!!! :)) and also has programmes installed too... so no ned to reinstall them :).

The 3 comps on my LAN which use XP are all (I think at least 2 i'm sure off) are all ME/98/2k (can't remeber which one) ghosts and then installed XP on top... all work perfect!!!

So it pretty safe to say that it will work unless the system restore packer is phucked :)

But you'll never know untill u try it :)

MdSalih

P.S. ALWAYS backup data!!! I am NOT liable for any data gone missing :) Apart from the PORN!!! :p
 
was it a restore cd from dell or gateway? or did you buy the ME cd to upgrade 98 or 95? Like I have a cd that will restore the system. How bout if I borrow a friends xp pro to clean install. will that vouch as a viable cd?
 
hm, maybe.

i used a CD i bought from BB.

I would recommend finding someone w/ a previous copy of windows upgrade or full.
 
Look for the *.cab files in the restore disk...that's all windows setup needs to look at.
 

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