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P. Jayant wrote:
> I am still on Windows XP Home edition SP2. I have upgraded my hardware to
> dual processor on Intel motherboard 945. I have connected to the MS Vista
> Upgrade Advisor site and checked on the feasibility of upgrading to Vista
> Home Premium. The report has asked me to check on the device drivers for
> Creative's SB Live gameport (used by me for connecting my Synthsizer) and
> Printer/Scanner/Copier 1410 PSC. I have downloaded the device drivers for
> both these and saved them.
> I have two drives on my system: the primary drive has Windows XP and all
> applications, the secondary drive has all the data.
> Can I buy Vista 32-bit as an upgade version and install over Windows XP?
> Will I lose any of the data files including my e-mails, Internet
> device driver downloads, MS Office application documents, videos, graphs,
> pictures etc if upgrading is carried out on the primary drive?
> P. Jayant