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Upgrading From XP home to Pro


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I got a new copy of XP Pro recently and havent installed because I do not wish to have to reinstall all of my programs and songs. is it possible to do this without backing up my system?
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if you are using home now..and you got xp...you can just put the xp disk in while in windows and choose the upgrade option...that will simply upgrade windows in place without damaging any of your files or programs
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It should be fine as long as you choose to upgrade to xp pro, and not choose to do a clean install.

Edit: dsenette beat me to it.

Edited by __RiP_ChAiN_, 27 March 2006 - 09:23 AM.

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I got a new copy of XP Pro recently and havent installed because I do not wish to have to reinstall all of my programs and songs. is it possible to do this without backing up my system?

You can, but I would still backup the data just in case. You know, the old better safe than sorry routine. What in particular were you looking to gain out of Pro?
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