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September 4, 2004 10:14:20 PM

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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
Anonymous
September 4, 2004 11:26:55 PM

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
>
Anonymous
September 5, 2004 2:28:15 AM

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.

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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
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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
!