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Have win 2000 and want to upgrade to xp pro


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I have an older Dell 450 Inspiron that runs windows 2000.

I don't want to do a total clean install of XP Pro because of the difficulty in finding all my email account passwords, I have no idea where they are or what they are.

If I do an UPGRADE to XP Pro will my email account and all my favorites etc. be safe or will it wipe them out?

then the next question is...

If I want to buy an upgrade to XP Pro what exactly am I asking for when I go to get it?

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Scott
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Are you sure, that old computer is able to run XP?

With an upgrade, your data should be safe, but, there is always "but", so backup is always recommended.
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No i'm not sure. But XP is the next upgrade from 2000 so why wouldn't it work?
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Because you need to meet some requirements.

Please, post some computer info:
- processor type, amount of RAM (hold Windows logo key, hit Pause/Break key)
- hard drive size (open "My Computer", right click on hard drive letter, click "Properties")
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Okay.

It has 1,047,560 kb ram
80 Gig hard drive
2.4 ghz processor
at/at compatable
Windows 2000 service pack 4
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You should be OK.
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