Thx for this interesting post.
The original source of the hack seems to be here: http://www.sebijk.com/community/board15-sonstiges/board73-tutorials/2984-xp-updates-weiterbeziehen/
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Yeast. The OSes are binary compatible but the updates are untested.
Meens You do a backup and create a Windows reset point before You apply anything. Best install two OSes and create dual boot on the machine so that playing in any backup becomes a mere copy job. I have dual boot and two OSes on almost all machines for just this purpose.
Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 06/08/2014 06:59AM by guenter.