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Running a 32 bit XP Pro on a 64 bit box.

 
 
ChrisR
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      12-21-2006
I'll care another crack at the slipstream, but it's nice to know JIC.

Thanks!


"Aaron Kelley" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> Note that you shouldn't *have* to do this, a plain XP install will work
> fine. It's just nice to have a SP2 disc.
>
> - Aaron
>
> "Theo" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
> news:(E-Mail Removed)...
> > If you adept at making boot CDs, you can download the SP2 update file

and
> > slipstream it into you current edition. You have to copy the data file
> > from the CD and extract the boot files with a utility.
> >
> > http://www.helpwithwindows.com/Windo...p2-bootcd.html is only

one
> > of several that have information on slipstreaming.
> >
> >
> > ChrisR wrote:
> >> My CD doesnt have SP2. Will I be able to still do a vanilla install,

and
> >> then download/ install it?
> >>
> >>
> >> "Colin Barnhorst" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
> >> news(E-Mail Removed)...
> >>> The driver issue usually comes up in connection with using XP Pro x64,
> >>> not
> >>> with using XP SP2 on a 64bit enabled system. There are no special
> >>> considerations for running 32bit XP on a 64bit processor that I know

of.
> >>>
> >>> "ChrisR" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
> >>> news:(E-Mail Removed)...
> >>>> I'm probably going to buy a 64 bit box, but my copy of XP Pro is 32
> >>>> bit.
> >>>> From what Ive read, I will need to download the motheboard/ chipset
> >>>> drivers.
> >>>> Any other gotchas or warnings anyone would care to share?
> >>>>
> >>>> TIA, ChrisR
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>



 
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