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"Upgrade" XP Home to XP Pro


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Biiru

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Does anyone have suggestions on procedures for upgrading a laptop from XP Home to XP Pro?
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It should be real simple. Although upgrading should not erase any of your data, it is always a wise procedure to backup everything before doing something as major as this. Ya never know if something will go wrong, such as the PC cutting off halfway though the upgrade, and then everything is lost...

Once you got everything backed up, stick the CD in (while you are in Windows) and if you have auto-play enabled, a screen should pop-up with one of the choices being to upgrade to Pro. Select it, follow any prompts, and the upgrade process will begin. :whistling:

Let me know if you have any other questions or problems with it.
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Thanks,

I was pretty sure on the upgrade because I tested it on a laptop. I actually want XP Pro for the backup and restore you don't get with XP Home.

I'll give it a try. Of course if it fries everything in my computer you will more than likely see more post from me. :whistling:
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