Depends on which XP.  Win2K pro has dual processor support, internet server
capabilities for mail & web pages.  XP home does not have these capabilities.  Going
to Win2K is more like an upgrade than a downgrade.
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Brian Guralnick
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Comedy clips:
ftp://ftp.point-lab.com/quartus/Public/MP3/Simpsons-FatFingers.mp3  -53K
ftp://ftp.point-lab.com/quartus/Public/MP3/Simpsons-Moe-LieDetector.mp3 -166K

RedDwarf fans only - Year 8 - Shrink Kryten interview...
ftp://ftp.point-lab.com/quartus/Public/MP3/Shrink-Kryten-16kbit.mp3  -450K
ftp://ftp.point-lab.com/quartus/Public/MP3/Shrink-Kryten-48kbit.mp3  -1.4M
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Edi Im Hof" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Protel EDA Forum" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Monday, February 25, 2002 4:00 AM
Subject: Re: [PEDA] results of performance problems


| At 16:22 22.02.02 -0500, you wrote:
| >At 01:36 PM 2/22/2002 -0500, Paul Hutchinson wrote:
| >> > It seems to be getting difficult to buy Windows 2000. Computer Gate only
| >> > sells it with hardrive/motherboard/CPU orders, but a search did turn up
| >> > active auctions.
| >>
| >>My favorite vendor, PC Connection, has it in stock.
| >
| >For the price they want, I might be able to buy a CPU, hard-drive, and
| >motherboard from Computer Gate and get the OEM W2000 with 'em. Or for not
| >a whole lot more, I could get an HP Omnibook on ubid.com which also comes
| >with W2000.
| >
| >my point was that it is getting more difficult, I suspect that Microsoft
| >does not want the general public using W2000 any more, since it does not
| >have the perverse licensing scheme that comes with XP. I think I paid less
| >than $100 for my W2000 upgrade from NT.
|
| As far as I know, it's legally to downgrade. That means buy XP and install
| W2000.
|
| Edi
|
|
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| >Easthampton, Massachusetts USA
| >
|
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