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Can you start /Repair Home additon XP with Professional?


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#1 muzzles

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Posted 17 June 2009 - 01:25 PM

My son has XP home editon and his computer will not start and is asking for the start-up disk. He has lost the original disks. Can he use my XP professional to start amd repar his Home edition?

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Posted 17 June 2009 - 02:11 PM

I believe that the recovery console will work fine between editions. But as for a repair install, I doubt it.

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Posted 17 June 2009 - 02:20 PM

Thanks, should I download XP home edition from Allbootdisks and repair his laptop with that?

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