What is the procedure for upgrading windows xp to professional on my laptop? Tags: Laptops Windows XP Last response: December 16, 2009 2:40 PM in Windows XP Share michael m December 16, 2009 9:25:43 AM I want know if it is safe to upgrade from xp home to professional on my laptop and what the procedure is. More about : procedure upgrading windows professional laptop pat mcgroin December 16, 2009 1:15:02 PM Just stick the disk in and it should detect your version and upgrade it. As with anything a good backup should be done just to be safe. michael m December 16, 2009 2:40:23 PM pat mcgroin said:Just stick the disk in and it should detect your version and upgrade it. As with anything a good backup should be done just to be safe. Thanks Pat! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSuggestions for easy Windows XP Professional laptop backup.. ForumUpgrading windows 7 home premium to professional ForumUpgrade from Windows XP Home Edition to XP Professional ForumUsing windows 7 professional upgrade to clean install ForumI am presently using a Sony Vaio laptop with WINDOWS XP PROFESSIONAL and a 256GB ForumUpgrading XPHome to Professional ForumUpgrading from XP Home to XP Professional ForumWindows 8 professional ForumUpgrading XP Home to Professional ForumAre you still using XP professional x64 edition? ForumUpgrading VAIO PCG-TR2A to XP Professional ? ForumDoes upgrading to Professional free up your Home Basic license? ForumLost everything in Windows XP Professional Install ForumWindows XP Professional Upgrade issues ForumUpgrading to Windows XP Professional . ForumWhat 's Windows Vista Worth? Play Guy's Guesstimating Game. ForumInstall windows xp on windows 7 64 bit laptop ForumUpgrade from Windows PX home to Windows PX Professional ForumInstal xp on computer with windows 7 ForumPCMCIA slots need more power??? HELP! More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !