loading xp to laptop win 95



sue
07-10-2005, 01:59 AM
I have a laptop with win 95 on it, and is it possible to download win xp
from my desktop to the laptop. If so how.
thanks

Carey Frisch [MVP]
07-10-2005, 01:59 AM
One cannot upgrade to Windows XP from Windows 95.
A "clean install" is required. You need to determine if your
old laptop even meets the minimum hardware requirements
to run Windows XP.

System requirements for Windows XP operating systems
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;314865

Clean Install Windows XP
http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/cleanxpinstall.html

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Carey Frisch
Microsoft MVP
Windows XP - Shell/User
Microsoft Newsgroups

Get Windows XP Service Pack 2 with Advanced Security Technologies:
http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/protect/windowsxp/choose.mspx

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"sue" wrote:

| I have a laptop with win 95 on it, and is it possible to download win xp
| from my desktop to the laptop. If so how.
| thanks

Bob I
07-10-2005, 01:59 AM
No, you can't "download win xp from one computer to another".

sue wrote:
> I have a laptop with win 95 on it, and is it possible to download win xp
> from my desktop to the laptop. If so how.
> thanks
>
>

Plato
07-10-2005, 01:59 AM
sue wrote:
>
> I have a laptop with win 95 on it, and is it possible to download win xp
> from my desktop to the laptop.


No, not possible

sue
07-10-2005, 01:59 AM
Thankyou for everyones help on the last posting, there was one more thing,
i am trying to rename user but it keeps saying access denied hope you can
help


"sue" <susan.munn@ntlworld.com> wrote in message
news:u7J382jfFHA.2372@TK2MSFTNGP14.phx.gbl...
>I have a laptop with win 95 on it, and is it possible to download win xp
>from my desktop to the laptop. If so how.
> thanks
>

Steven Wabik
07-10-2005, 01:59 AM
on most laptops with Windows 95, they can be upgraded to Windows XP. i have
done it.
"sue" <susan.munn@ntlworld.com> wrote in message
news:u7J382jfFHA.2372@TK2MSFTNGP14.phx.gbl...
>I have a laptop with win 95 on it, and is it possible to download win xp
>from my desktop to the laptop. If so how.
> thanks
>


loading xp to laptop win 95