Updating windows xp cd
For more information on how to back up Windows XP, see “How can I use NTBACKUP to back up Windows XP? Before you can download and install Windows 8, you will need to make sure that Windows XP is patched with Service Pack 3.You’ll also need to make sure that Internet Explorer is version 8 or higher.
If you don’t have the original media to hand, consider using a third-party utility that can create a disk image and restore the system to its previous configuration.If your PC doesn’t meet these processor requirements, you won’t be able to install Windows 8.The Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant, which you can download for free from Microsoft’s website, will scan your PC for Windows 8 readiness and alert you if your PC doesn’t support PAE or SSE2.To check these, press Windows key R to open Run, input dxdiag and click OK.
This will launch a diagnostic tool which details the components you have installed.You shouldn’t use your PC until Windows 8 has installed.