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Old April 10, 2008, 08:43 AM
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Question XP Pro on New Rig - Install or Image?

Just wondering if people think I'm better off to put a fresh install of XP Pro and SP2 or prune and clean up my current C: drive and image it onto my new Sata Barracuda 7200.11. What do you think? Thanks in advance everyone. Burning copies of UBCD & UBCD4Win right now, just in case.
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Old April 10, 2008, 08:57 AM
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I would make a fresh and shiny install. After all updates, drivers and essential programs are loaded make an image to be used next time.
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Old April 10, 2008, 01:19 PM
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Sounds like sage advice. Thanks stoanee!

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Old April 16, 2008, 10:18 PM
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It took me several tries to get things right, but I finally got XP Pro 32 installed. Just in time for XP Pro 64 bit to show up at my door step. Here we go again!

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