Updating from window 98 to xp
Answer: Equally as important as the hardware issues are the ones relating to software and Windows XP.Read the previous section about the Microsoft Windows Upgrade Advisor.Upgrades from NT 3.51, any server or any beta version are not supported.
A number of other articles are linked from the one below, including a download location for the Microsoft Windows Upgrade Advisor.
Save or print the results after the advisor finishes.
Microsoft has made available on their website some excellent documentation regarding upgrading to Windows XP.
Bare Bones Troubleshooting Dual and Multi Booting XP Install Backup for XP Home Remove Microsoft Messenger Slipstreamed XP/SP2 Bootable CD Slipstreamed XP/SP1a Install Slipstreamed XP Update Rollup Slipstreamed XP/SP3 Bootable CD Uninstall via C:\ Prompt Use F5 to Specify ACPI BIOS Windows XP Upgrade Paths XP Home Clean Install - Graphic XP Pro Clean Install - Graphic XP Pro Clean Install - Text Version XP Pro Upgrade Install -Text Version OS Guides from Windows Back Up Using Backup Wizard Baseline Security Analyzer v1.2 Compatibility Mode Control Panel Define A Backup Strategy Disk Cleanup Utility Disk Defragmenter Utility Disk Management Utility Group Policy Editor Hard Drive Partitioning Install/Use Recovery Console Management Console Paging File QFECheck Utility Stop Error Messages System Restore Re-enable System Restore System Services Guide System Volume Info Folder XP Shutdown Troubleshooting Accessibility Options Add or Remove Programs Appearance and Themes Date Time Language Regional Network and Internet Connections Performance & Maintenance Printers and Other Hardware Setup Sounds Speech Audio Devices User Accounts Windows XP Professional Windows XP Home Edition Windows XP Expert Zone Microsoft Security Desktop Deployment Res. Microsoft Tech Net MSDN Product Support Services Microsoft Download Center Guide to Downloads Windows XP Support Center Windows XP Technical Overview Microsoft Skills Assessment I’ve been flooded with calls recently about upgrading to Windows XP.
I’m not sure why there is this sudden interest in upgrading to XP, but there are issues and concerns which need to be addressed before a final decision is made.