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HP touchsmart 520 pc
Microsoft Windows XP

I want to upgrade to windows 10.  can i do this on my desktop even though this computer was purchased before August 2013.

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Sorry, but there is no Upgrade Path, in which you update the OS but retain the settings, data, and apps from the former OS, from XP to Win10; instead, you have to do a Clean-Install and in the process, you will lose everything currently on your drive.


Also, it's likely that your hardware, being of XP-vintage, will be too old to have any Win10 drivers.


I would advise AGAINST attempting the Win10 install.

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