XP pro over home edition?

Question

I plan to purchase another computer, but it comes with XP Home. I hae my own copy of XP Pro and want to install it on the new computer. Can I install the XP Pro over the factory installed XP Home, or must I reformat the hard drive first?

Frank

Answer

This question was answered on September 11, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Hi, yes you can intall XP pro over home edition and you don't have to reformate the hard drive unless you want to have a dual boot

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Posted by Djime of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on September 11, 2004