Re: Question about clean installing with upgrade media
Ok. I just read on the KB that you can install XP, then do a clean install by
choosing Custom, I guess thats the way to go for me =)
> "lsproc" wrote
> > Its common knowledge now that you can do a clean install of Vista with
> > upgrade media. My question is, if you do have a previous copy of XP, is it
> > legal to do this method. Would you get thwarted by Activation or WGA?
> So far there doesnt' seem to be any problems doing this. Legal - that's a
> diferent question including what does legal mean. In any event you are in
> compliance with the license agreement provided you do own a qualifying OS.
> > I really do not want to go and have an unclean install of Vista from the
> > upgrade, though I guess I could get it as nice and clean as possible by
> > installing Vista and nothing else (not even drivers).
> > What would you reccomend?
> Rock [MS-MVP User/Shell]