XP home to pro

  conrail 09:54 29 Oct 2007

wife's works laptop is slow so she took it to the IT dept who stated they were too busy to look at it, it needs formatting and a reinstall, they told her she can do it but would not release their os disc, the problem is I can reformat but only have xp home, is there anyway once home is installed it can be upgraded to pro?
all help gratefully accepted

  DieSse 10:01 29 Oct 2007

To answer your question - no you can't do it the way you suggest.

However slow systems usually respond to a good "clear-out."

I've found these two free programs very good for a general clear-out. (both on the same page.)

click here

  conrail 10:54 29 Oct 2007

thanks DieSse, I will give these a try

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