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XP upgrade report

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Buddy21972, Nov 17, 2001.

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  1. Buddy21972

    Buddy21972 Thread Starter

    Oct 20, 2001
    ok, i just wanna know if anyone out there can tell me if it is ok to press ok if the xp installation says that a ton of stuff might not be compatable?
  2. TechGuy

    TechGuy Administrator

    Feb 12, 1999
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    I recently had a friend who was informed that their video card, cd-writer, and dvd wasn't compatible... after one of the reboots during installation, XP gave a stop error. I couldn't figure it out (he was out of town) so he called Microsoft and was informed that when it gets to that stage, setup can't be cancelled and won't continue with his hardware... had to re-install Windows 2000.

    So, I'd say: no... see if you can find the new drivers for the devices not compatible. If there are a lot of them, maybe you're better off not upgrading.
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