Re: XP Pro Upgrade from NT4



AlanD
07-10-2005, 03:16 AM
Daedaleus wrote:

> How can I upgrade to such a small C drive ?
>
> I have installed a new larger hard disk and it now has two partitions in NT
> c: FAT 2GB (almost full and limited to 2Gb because that is all NT can support)
> d: NTFS (75GB)
>
> I want to upgrade using XP Upgrade which requires 1.5Gb to install.
>
> I have Acronis to image the whole disk so can repartition later.
>
> What's the best approach.
>
Try this:-

1 Downsize the d: drive, by say 10GB or so
2 Convert the c: to NTFS in situ using the MS tool supplied in NT ( I think
the syntax is "convert c: /ntfs")
3 Up size c: to say 12GB
4 Install XP on C:

HTH

AlanD


Re: XP Pro Upgrade from NT4