XP to XP professional - do I need to format HDD?

  Halmer 21:41 15 Feb 2003
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Me nephew spoke to me today.

For some reason he has bought XP professional. He currently has XP.

Can he just run the new one over the top or will he have to format the Hard Disk Drive please?

  « Ravin » 21:48 15 Feb 2003

i think he'll have to format and reinstall from scratch since windows xp pro will not allow you to upgrade from home. i'll check and post back

  « Ravin » 21:52 15 Feb 2003

oops i was wrong, you can upgrade from xp home

click here

  Halmer 21:54 15 Feb 2003

Ravin

  Halmer 21:57 15 Feb 2003

Thank you

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