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jellesi

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hello i have some sort of a problem here im trying to install windows home edition some guy told me i need to delete xp pro partition And then install windows home how do i do this.

Edited by jellesi, 08 July 2005 - 01:42 PM.

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DO NOT SWITCH PRO FOR HOME
if you have xp proffessional you DO NOT want XP home XP home sucks
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Howdy:

Gotta agree with dsenette.. Unless your XP Pro version is pirated then I would suggest the change asap !!

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yes its pirated how do i change it to my original windows home
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You should be able to boot using your XP Home cd.. When given the option to remove all partitions and install XP Home, use it!!

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that's a kick in the [bleep] .. having to go from pro to home....sorry

and on the note of pirated software:

why don't pirates like to go to China?
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They do like to go there. 79% of the software there is fake or pirated.

Emery

Btw, Pro or Home doesnt matter, they both suck in a different way.
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no...pirates don't like to go to China because of the

sAAAARRRRRRSS

sorry...i figured some crappy humor might help

Edited by dsenette, 08 July 2005 - 02:13 PM.

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dude i cant do that they told me i need to delete some partition of windowd xp professiona dont know how to do that

Edited by jellesi, 08 July 2005 - 02:28 PM.

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if you boot off of the cd it will give you the option to remove the old partition
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Yes you can unless your Home version is pirated as well..

Why don't you just try.. you have more people here telling you that's the way to do it.. and, WHO told you that you had to delete the old partition first before you even try installing XP Home??

Murray

Edited by Murray S., 08 July 2005 - 02:30 PM.

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Setup cannot continue because the version of Windows on your computer is newer than the version on the CD.
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That is the message you get when you use the option to "boot from the cd-rom"??

And, what is the first option you get after the "boot from cd" option??

Otherwise, you are going to need a Win98SE or WinME boot floppy and use the fdisk option to remove the NTFS partition!!

Murray

Edited by Murray S., 08 July 2005 - 02:33 PM.

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i put the cd in then restart then nothing hapends
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i've seen that before.......
murray do you want to walk this one through fdisk?
(i don't neccessarily have time for that walk through)
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