|Many Win98 machines have the horsepower to run XP well enough. Going from 98 to XP was a very popular upgrade back in the day. |
But as worldlibrary said, moving an XP installation from one computer to another will most likely result in a blue screen of death due to the different hardware. You can give it a shot though. I have seen WinXP successfully move from one motherboard to another, completely different one. If you decide to try it, make sure to back up any important data. Also keep in mind that if it all works out, Microsoft will probably want you to reactivate Windows.
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