Computer Help forum

General discussion

change from Windows 2000 Pro to Windows XP ?

by Foo / February 23, 2004 6:11 AM PST

had comuter cleared 2 months ago....slow kept freezing.
Would changing from 2000 to XP help?

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: change from Windows 2000 Pro to Windows XP ?
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: change from Windows 2000 Pro to Windows XP ?
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
Re:change from Windows 2000 Pro to Windows XP ? = I'll write no.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 23, 2004 6:43 AM PST

Can you share more about the machine?

Collapse -
Re:change from Windows 2000 Pro to Windows XP ?
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / February 23, 2004 8:04 AM PST

Foo,

Windows 2000 is a good, secure, and stable operating system for most computers and seems to work on "borderline" machines that don't have large processors or large amounts of RAM. In my experience, WinXP requires more of everything to run well. Windows XP probably won't fix the problems you were having with Win2000. Hardware or software problems will still be there and will need to be identified and fixed.

Just my opinion.

Grif

Popular Forums
icon
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
icon
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
icon
Laptops 21,181 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
icon
Phones 17,137 discussions
icon
Security 31,287 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
icon
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
icon
Windows 10 2,657 discussions

GIVEAWAY

Turn up the volume with our Apple Byte sweeps!

Two lucky winners will take home the coveted smart speaker that lets Siri help you around your connected house. This sweepstake ends Feb. 25, 2018.