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#1 Iceman2424


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Posted 05 March 2010 - 11:05 PM

Right now I am currently running Windows XP Professional. I installed more RAM and I want windows to use all 4 gigs of it. So I am going to install Windows XP 64 bit edition. How do I install over my current version of windows with the 64 bit version without reformatting my harddrive, if at all possible? I'd really hate to erase all my files and such, but I don't know if I can get away with it.

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Posted 06 March 2010 - 12:16 AM

You can't upgrade from 32-bit to 64-bit.
It has to be clean install.

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Posted 06 March 2010 - 09:20 AM

I wonder...why are you intent on installing XP64...when Windows 7 is available, probably has better support...and has an eye to Now and Future?


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Posted 06 March 2010 - 11:56 AM

Can you post your system specs?

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