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The easiest operating system to update is...

Aug 31, 2009, 14:43 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"First, I took several of my Windows systems and tried to upgrade them to Windows 7 Ultimate. It was... interesting.

"With Windows XP, I found, as I expected, that there is no easy way to upgrade. The only way to do is what Microsoft calls a "custom install." I, though, call it a cut and burn install. The be-all and end-all is that you have to let the Windows 7 installation DVD delete everything on your hard drive."

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