window xp pro to home edition

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i have a window xp pro (without the CD,was a copy )and
want to install window xp home ,i have the CD
can i do that
please help
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  1. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics (More info?)

    As in illegal copy of XP....Installing home is no problem,install xp cd,
    then restart computer,boot to xp cd,then select install xp,new copy.

    "mike" wrote:

    > i have a window xp pro (without the CD,was a copy )and
    > want to install window xp home ,i have the CD
    > can i do that
    > please help
    >
  2. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics (More info?)

    Hi,

    A clean install to a formatted disk is the only option, there is no
    downgrade here.

    Boot the XP Home CD, enter setup and at the install point delete the
    existing system partition. Create a new one, format and proceed with
    installation.

    --
    Best of Luck,

    Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
    http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
    Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
    www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
    Windows help - www.rickrogers.org

    "mike" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:620201c492e5$abd1b570$a501280a@phx.gbl...
    >i have a window xp pro (without the CD,was a copy )and
    > want to install window xp home ,i have the CD
    > can i do that
    > please help
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