Pro XP on top of Home XP ?

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by dllb, Jan 15, 2002.

  1. dllb

    dllb Guest

    Can I install XP pro on top of Home edition or is this a bad idea ?

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  2. Lonman

    Lonman Bleh!

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    Do you mean upgrade from home to pro, or dual boot home and pro?
     
  3. dllb

    dllb Guest

    Upgrade. Sorry should of been more clear.

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  4. Lonman

    Lonman Bleh!

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    Give it a go... the worst it will do is say you can't upgrade, then you'll know. Oh, and let us know too :D
     
  5. dllb

    dllb Guest

    Ok here we go...:(
     
  6. Lactic.Acid

    Lactic.Acid Guest

    Can't do it.
    /L.A
     
  7. phishhead

    phishhead OSNN Senior Addict

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    I know xp is finicky so I would do a clean install...tried to update from win2k had all kinda wierd problems...good rule of thumb for os upgrades not matter what manufact its from back your shit up reformat and start from a clean disk. might take longer but less of a headache in the long run.
     
  8. hubcap9

    hubcap9 Guest

    I upgraded from XP home to XP pro without any problems.
    hubcap9
     
  9. topdawg

    topdawg Guest

    my friend tried to up from home to pro but it got messed up so he removed it.
     
  10. dllb

    dllb Guest

    Works. Been running two days now. We will see.