Re: Vista Upgrade w/ Clean Install on top of XP possible?
If you read the article again you will see it says to do an upgrade
first...for which you will need XP installed.
And then do a clean...format partition install.....following their
"Ryetronics" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> If I bought Vista upgrade and wanted to do a clean install (as has
> been discussed on here and DailyTech), is it possible to do on my HD
> with XP already installed? Usually the install gives you the option
> of reformatting a drive before installation. Is that a possibility in
> this case, or does the Install disc somehow know that XP is on the
> Should I just reformat the disc and then restart and do the clean
> install just to be safe?