Linked by David Adams on Thu 3rd Mar 2011 04:08 UTC
Windows If you had asked me, I would have guessed that this wouldn't be possible. One intrepid OS explorer has made a video wherein he not only installs every version of Windows since 1985's Windows 1.0, but proceeds to upgrade from one to another. The video, titled Chain of Fools: an Exploration of Windows upgrade procedures, shows how DOS and Windows are installed in a VMWare VM, and how a couple of DOS games were installed to see how newer versions of Windows handle backward compatibility. Similarly, various customizations were made to the Windows preferences to see how they survived the upgrades. Video embedded after the break.
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RE[3]: Cool
by mappy on Thu 3rd Mar 2011 05:47 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Cool"
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ME was released after 2000, but it was built on the old 98 line, so afaik you couldn't update between the two. He had the option of choosing 98->2000->XP or 98->ME->XP.

But yes, it would have been interesting to see him update through the early NT line. Maybe that's cause for a sequel..

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