Upgrade from XP home to XP Pro

  Geordie 17:56 09 Feb 2005

I want to connect 3 computers using a Buffalo Wireless modem ADSL Router. 2 of the computers have XP Pro install and the 3rd has XP Home. I would like to upgrade the 3rd to XP Pro for the networking benefits.
Do I just shove the disc in and hope for the best or is there a better way.

  Diodorus Siculus 18:01 09 Feb 2005

A better way would be to do a clean install - lose what is on it now and have a new install.

  alnwrd 18:32 09 Feb 2005

i upgraded xp home to xp pro on my office computer to get the networking benefits of pro. The upgrade gave no problems and went seemlessly.

  Geordie 19:00 09 Feb 2005

3 thoughts,
3 questions...
How do I get rid of the existing XP Home?
How did you do your upgrade?
Am I wasting my time? is it worth staying with xp Home?
Questions Questions Questions.

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