You’re planning to upgrade an older computer to Windows XP, but you first need to be sure the existing operating system can be upgraded in-place to keep the end-user’s configuration and files intact. Which one of these operating systems cannot be upgraded to Windows XP?
A) Windows 95
B) Windows 98
C) Windows ME
D) Windows NT Workstation
E) Windows 2000
The answer: A) Windows 95
In this list of operating systems, only Windows 95 cannot be upgraded directly to Windows XP. If you’re running a Windows 95 environment, you’ll need to backup all of the user’s files and perform a new installation to Windows XP.
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