2 notebooks, Win98---->WinXP

Discussion in 'Operating Systems' started by Hulk, Oct 29, 2007.

  1. Hulk

    Hulk [H]ardness Supreme

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    Ok here is the scenario.

    I have two notebook, one has WinXp the other Win98. The one I just bought has the Win98, the other one that's kinda broken has the WinXp. How do I go about installing WinXp on the other notebook? I don't have the Windows CDs.
     
  2. Scream And Fly

    Scream And Fly Gawd

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    No Windows CD, no install.
     
  3. elite.mafia

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  4. Scream And Fly

    Scream And Fly Gawd

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    He can do that, and the resulting mess would not even be worth it. New chipset install, etc. Yuck.
     
  5. Gorankar

    Gorankar [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Read up on "sysprep", then decide whether you want to try swapping the drives. It certainly is possible to do that. It can end up quite messy or can go off with little issue, depending on how old the Xp install is, and how well you prepare for the swap. You almost certainly will have to reactivate.
     
  6. elite.mafia

    elite.mafia Broke Back [H]

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    When I said that I assumed that was his only option...