Upgrade XP Home to XP Pro

  Ally 22:57 28 Dec 2003
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I have XP Home addition, can I upgrade to XP Professional and is it worth the bother? Also what's the difference between them?

  AubreyS 23:00 28 Dec 2003

I really don't think thats its worth the bother. I use XP Home at work and XP Pro at home. There is very little difference.

  DieSse 23:03 28 Dec 2003

MS write up on the difference. If you're a fairly standard home user, personally I wouldn't bother.

click here

  Quiller. 23:08 28 Dec 2003

From our friend Mr.Gates

"Windows XP Professional
Designed for businesses of all sizes and for home users who demand the most from their computing experience, Windows XP Professional delivers the new standard in reliability and performance. It includes all the great features and new visual design of Windows XP Home Edition, plus premier security and privacy features, advanced recovery options, improved ability to connect to large networks, and much more. "

click here

  johnnyrocker 23:26 28 Dec 2003

and that is just some of the reasons and there are many more.

johnny.

  spuds 23:52 28 Dec 2003

Upgrading to XP Pro would cost about £40/£50 via oem. Save your money and stick with Home,unless of course you want a few more things, which you may not use.

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