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#1 sherbetdab


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Posted 11 February 2006 - 02:23 PM

Hi all
I have xp pro 2002 sp2 as my operating system, recently I was given xp pro sp2 gold reloaded edition
can i install gold over 2002 and still retain everything which i have on my hard drive.
Thanks sherbetdab

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Posted 11 February 2006 - 02:45 PM

I believe Windows XP GOLD was the original release of Windows XP.
Windows XP-SP2 is the current release.
Microsoft refered to the first release version of XP as "XP Gold" in a number of documents, often when comparing it to XP with SP1 installed.

What does "reloaded" mean? Slipstreamed to SP2?

Have you already installed SP1 and SP2?

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Posted 12 February 2006 - 09:23 AM

XPPro is XPPro - I wouldn't even mess with it.

But, if you're attempting to "legalize" your copy of XP - by all means go ahead and do it!
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