You’ve been asked to upgrade an associate’s computer from Windows 2000 to Windows XP. The computer has 64 MB of RAM, 1 GB of free disk space, a 300 MHz processor, and VGA video capabilities. Can this computer be upgraded to Windows XP?
A) No, the computer doesn’t have enough RAM
B) No, the computer doesn’t have enough disk space
C) No, the computer’s processor won’t support Windows XP
D) Yes, this computer meets the minimum requirements for Windows XP
E) You’re still running Windows 2000? Really?
The answer: B) No, the computer doesn’t have enough disk space
All of the specifications except for the disk space meet all of the minimum requirements for Windows XP. You’ll need at least 1.5 GB of disk space for a Windows XP installation.
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