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#1 yongbuk

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Posted 08 October 2008 - 07:27 AM

i tried upgrading my operating system from windows xp home edition to professional but after finishing the installation process. it showed and error message and refused to booth to desktop. what could be the problem

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Posted 08 October 2008 - 07:55 AM

There is no accepable upgrade path...from XP Home to XP Professional.

If you want to replace one with the other...you must buy either an OEM or retail version of the O/S desired, not an upgrade version.

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Posted 08 October 2008 - 08:02 AM

I just recently upgraded my laptop from XP Home to XP Professional.

Do you have a full version of XP Pro? - this allows you to upgrade from the CD instead of doing a clean install.

What is the error message that you are getting?

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