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  1. #1
    Priapistic Monk KorpDeath's Avatar
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    Dec 2001

    Talking Upgrade comp parts on WinXP

    Finally the list of parts you can upgrade without making XP unhappy are available, but not from M$.


    Like the article says, this should've been made available up front.

    For a direct link go here http://www.licenturion.com/fl.cgi?arg=0302
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    Mar 2002
    Nice post but i don't have XP.

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    Senior Member cwk9's Avatar
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    Feb 2002
    Thanks for the link I'll have to bookmark that one, very useful.
    Its not software piracy. Iím just making multiple off site backups.

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    Oct 2001
    Anyone ever wonder what XP stands for? (X)tremely (P)athetic.
    What do you mean you don\'t have a backup disk?

  5. #5
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    Aug 2001
    Nice list

    Here's what I have done with my XP Home-box untill now:

    1. installed on FAT32
    2. installed on NTFS
    3. formatted, installed again
    4. formatted, installed again
    5. added new harddrive - installed again - Had to call MS to get a new activation code
    6. new puter, installed again - Had to call MS to get a new activation code again
    7. hard disk crash, installed again - no need to call MS this time

    So, I guess after a couple of installs / new activation codes, XP just assumes you're hopeless and doesn't bug you anymore with that activation-thingie

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    Mar 2002
    yuck-yuck, that's funny, I reinstalled to start fresh w/ larger clusters in NTFS and added another hardrive, but didn't have to get an new acti code, guess I lucked out. Could've used that list a while ago though, been going by trial an error, had to go back to a winmodem fer XP, but the nixer still digs my Zoom, zoom turbo zoooooooooooooooommmmm. . .

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    Mar 2002
    XP sucks...It's almost as bad as WinME. You want security? Get rid of XP. It is the most worthless OS for security. The default features on it are terrible. Hopefully M$ will pull it's head out of it's butt and realize it's problems. Even after releasing a huge security update, XP is still the easiest OS to break into, especially with Black Ice on it.
    \"Stay low as to not be detected\"

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