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Install Win XP over Win 2000 Pro

What is the best way to install Win XP Home Edition on a computer with a Win 2000 Professional OS already installed? Does W 2000 have to be uninstalled first? If so, how do I do that?

My Computer: CPU AMD K7, Athlon, 1.2 GHz 512 MB RAM, 40 GB HD, 700 MHz, 1.700 V core voltage, DRAM frequency 100 MHz, CPU Frequency 100 MHz, CPU Ratio 7.0X, C drive 37285 B, Free space 33.05 GB, 1 partition, Maxtor 4KO40H2, Drive size 40032437760 bytes.

D drive: CD-ROM, NECNR-7700A, Standard CD-ROM Drive; (CD-RW; CD writer-rewriter

E drive: CD-ROM Drive, DVDROM 1.2x, Standard CD-ROM combo drive (10X DVD/32xCD ROM Combo Drive)

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In reply to: Install Win XP over Win 2000 Pro

you have your mother board drivers and drivers for video, sound etc hardware.
set bios to boot from cd, warning you will lose all on harddrive

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Upgrade from 2000 to XP

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I upgraded my HP laptop to XPP without a problem. Just put the XP disc in the Cd drive and follow the instructions.

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