Xp Over 98

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    Xp Over 98

    my friend has windows 98 and i'm curious to know if i use my recovery disk for xp and try to install it on his computer will it work?

    any ideas.

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    Will it recover a crashed 98 installation - I very much doubt it
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    I think he wants to know if he can install XP using his recovery CD.. If thats what he is asking .. I very much doubt it since recovery CDs are designed to work on specific modlels of laptpops/PC's and it is not actually an XP installation CD..

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    Quote Originally Posted by vasanth
    I think he wants to know if he can install XP using his recovery CD.. If thats what he is asking .. I very much doubt it since recovery CDs are designed to work on specific modlels of laptpops/PC's and it is not actually an XP installation CD..

    YEAh that was my question. I thought as much, but i'm gonna try anyway. Thanks for your answers

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    Quote Originally Posted by caroundw5h
    but i'm gonna try anyway. Thanks for your answers
    remember one thing... the recovery CD is loaded with drivers fro your PC and not your friends.. Even if it proceeds to 'recover' his system the driver might not match his system....

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