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It's hers. But I do see there was never a resolution to the problem except to clean install or dual boot.. 0 mirage May 2009 edited May 2009 Hawk wrote: Would it be http://www.mydigitallife.info/2008/06/13/convert-and-upgrade-windows-xp-home-to-professional-without-reinstalling/ says it can't be done.However, http://www.terryscomputertips.com/computers/upgrading-windows-xp-home-to-windows-xp-professional/ tells how to do it.So if your experience is the same as in the last link, my answer (based on what I believed to Windows XP Home Accessing data on a Domain Server: http://www.windowsnetworking.com/articles_tutorials/wxphdoms.html   Wednesday, August 02, 2006 7:57 PM Reply | Quote Moderator 0 Sign in to vote ผมใช้ windows xp 2006 v.4 weblink

These are meant for system builders only and are licensed to be installed on one machine. It recommended an upgrade so I went through all the steps. But I don't know if that would work either because I've never tried that before (Home to Pro overlay install). 0 dvdchas May 2009 edited May 2009 Best thread about this Thank you for your time and assistance! 0 «12» Go Comments Kwitko Sheriff of Banning (Retired) By the thing near the stuff Icrontian Sep 2006 edited Sep 2006 You can do https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/install-xp-professional-over-home-edition-522339/

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So I uninstalled IE8 as per prompts on another site "%windir%\ie8\spuninst\spuninst.exe' All fixed. Thank you Primesuspect and Kwitco! 0 primesuspect Beepin n' Boopin Detroit, MI Icrontian Sep 2006 edited Sep 2006 I'm almost positive you cannot do an upgrade from home to pro. Thank You! Icrontian May 2009 edited May 2009 Would it be possible to uninstall SP2 to make it a lower SP version,then upgrade?

I have a Dell Dimension 4700 nearing retirement age but works excellently with ZP Pro.sorceror65 Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Windows Legacy OS forum 13 total posts Popular I have SP 3 on my home edition and when I insert my copy of Windows XP Professional in the drive and try to install it says that it can not If it does happen, try repeating the steps and burning a new CD. Windows Xp Professional Upgrade I ended up removing all of the partitions, wiping the hard drive clean, and then repartitioned it.When I told her she would need to buy her own copy of Windows XP

However, if it had come with Vista and I was upgrading to Windows 7, then I think I would probably buy the FULL version--to avoid the problems that I had before.I Upgrade Windows Xp Home To Professional Without Reinstalling I think I'll leave well alone and stick with what I've got. Set the “Brand” value data as 0. http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/win-xp-home-edition-sp3-upgrade-to-win-xp-professional-1 By continuing to use our site, you agree to our cookie policy.

However, please note that after the upgrade, both the Home and Pro >> licences are tied together.>>What does this mean ... "tied together".>>I am guessing that it means that if I Upgrade Windows Xp To Windows 7 Free Download Run Sysprep.exe 4. Icrontian May 2009 edited May 2009 mirage wrote: I would just slipstream the latest service pack on to the install CD. However, he/she might not want to run through the long installation process of Windows XP all over again or might wish to keep all the data on the PC intact.

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Steve Robinson Wednesday, August 02, 2006 7:48 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Windows XP Home Edition is not designed to join a domain. original site the link in my instructions is outdated... Windows Xp Home Edition Upgrade To Windows 7 All good. Upgrade Windows Xp Home Edition To Professional The network card is essential, you must have this driver handy in case XP doesn't.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - From this site by Steven Haninger / March 31, 2011 3:45 AM PDT In reply to: Install XP Professional over Home Edition http://www.tacktech.com/display.cfm?ttid=342It have a peek at these guys However, when I tried to install it, it told me that it was not allowed to go from Pro to Home Premium, and that I should have bought either the Vista All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. Trust me, sysprep, it will save you a hell of a lot of work. 0 ardichoke Buttes Master B Lansing, MI Icrontian Jul 2009 edited Jul 2009 Oh... Xp Pro Upgrade

Would you be able to tell me if you have found any methods to enable the in-place upgrade? (Upgrade from Home SP2). But this a multi stage process. And run the install. http://wpquickadminthemes.com/windows-xp/upgrading-to-xp.html It includes information on SP3, drivers and programs.

I also had IE8. Windows Xp Professional Iso Reports: · Posted 5 years ago Top raphoenix Posts: 14920 This post has been reported. my question is if i can do some sort of "upgrade" install with the xp pro cd.

there are considerations though..If you try to upgrade XP Home that has either been raised to SP2 by way of the SP2 update or it was supplied as XP Home SP2,

I did hear, however, that her other son made a computer for her and set it up for her. All went fine though on one of the restarts it sat on an XP "Please Wait" screen. You need to delete the registry key “ProductSuite”. Fix the value data for “Brand” as “0”.

However I clicking on the activate prompt didn't apper to do anything, and there was an msoobe.exe (or sommat like that). Am trying to do the same thing. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. this content A Short-Media community © 2003–2017.

I think, however, that it is a moot point as XP Pro doesn't seem to have any particular advantages for me.Thank you all for your help.As my previous problem was solved, You end up with one license, not two.An Upgrade license is not a standalone license like a Full version license, and that's why it's cheaper. in other words, is there a way to enable the xp pro functions without doing a new install and wiping out everything? Would that work?

Upgrade will continue after restart. i have a server running microsoft small business server 2003. If you like XP Home, there's nothing about XP Professional to not like. Like I said, Home's SP release has to be less than Pro's, and you have to use a retail CD. 0 Helpneed Oct 2006 edited Oct 2006 To Pumalite: Would you

morcomp, To do what you want to do, you must make a Slipstream Installation Copy of XP Professional with Service Pack 3. May I ask why you want to upgrade to XP Pro?  What feature or features of XP Pro do you need that XP Home does not have?  I ask this only Once you log on to the desktop, just right-click on “My computer” and select the option “Properties” to view “System Properties”.