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a+ cert question

akaray7181
so i'm studying for the A+ and i come across this question, which i know the answer, but don't understand????

Question:
You are the desktop engineer in Telesoft Corporation. Angela has joined the organization as a customer care executive . You have to install Windows XP professional on a new computer for Angela. The hard disk drive has a single FAT 32 partition.

Which procedure would you not follow to start the installation?

a. Boot the computer with Windows XP professional upgrade CD-ROM.

b. Boot the computer with Windows XP Professional bootable CD-ROM.

c. Boot the computer with Windows XP boot disks.

d. Boot the computer with Windows 98 startup disk.

the answer is a. i don't understand why though.

somebody please explain.
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    OnTheRopes

    so there can be no upgrade.

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    raharr

    It has either no operating system or it only has a utility patition set up. Either way, you could not do a upgrade.

    Be careful of questions like this. When I did the A+ exam, there was a lot of near matches for the questions. I had to use the rule out process on several question.

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    tintoman

    media there must already be a legacy operating system installed, windows 95, 98, ME 2000 and XP home can all be upgraded to xp pro.
    The clue is in the question,
    You have to install Windows XP professional on a NEW computer for Angela.

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    OnTheRopes

    so there can be no upgrade.

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    raharr

    It has either no operating system or it only has a utility patition set up. Either way, you could not do a upgrade.

    Be careful of questions like this. When I did the A+ exam, there was a lot of near matches for the questions. I had to use the rule out process on several question.

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    tintoman

    media there must already be a legacy operating system installed, windows 95, 98, ME 2000 and XP home can all be upgraded to xp pro.
    The clue is in the question,
    You have to install Windows XP professional on a NEW computer for Angela.