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Would it work if i use a windows xp home ed. cd to repair windows xp pro? Or do i need a xp pro cd to make sure the data is kept?
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No. You need the same edition and the same Service Pack as well.
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thanx, thought so.

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No. You need the same edition and the same Service Pack as well.


You can repair Windows with any CD you want providing it's the same version (Home or Pro, OEM or upgrade). The Service Pack revision is irrelevant but you will probably find things will act incredibly strange until you bring the system back to how it was before you repair it. That is, if you have SP3, you can repair with an SP2 disk but things will probably behave oddly until you bring it back to Sp3 and the other updates.
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No. You need the same edition and the same Service Pack as well.


You can repair Windows with any CD you want providing it's the same version (Home or Pro, OEM or upgrade). The Service Pack revision is irrelevant but you will probably find things will act incredibly strange until you bring the system back to how it was before you repair it. That is, if you have SP3, you can repair with an SP2 disk but things will probably behave oddly until you bring it back to Sp3 and the other updates.


Thanks Neil :)
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