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 Suggestions for easy Windows XP Professional laptop backup.. Forum Upgrading windows 7 home premium to professional Forum Upgrade from Windows XP Home Edition to XP Professional Forum Using windows 7 professional upgrade to clean install Forum I am presently using a Sony Vaio laptop with WINDOWS XP PROFESSIONAL and a 256GB Forum Upgrading XPHome to Professional Forum Upgrading from XP Home to XP Professional Forum Windows 8 professional Forum Upgrading XP Home to Professional Forum Are you still using XP professional x64 edition? Forum Upgrading VAIO PCG-TR2A to XP Professional ? Forum Does upgrading to Professional free up your Home Basic license? Forum Lost everything in Windows XP Professional Install Forum Windows XP Professional Upgrade issues Forum Upgrading to Windows XP Professional . Forum What 's Windows Vista Worth? Play Guy's Guesstimating Game. Forum Install windows xp on windows 7 64 bit laptop Forum Upgrade from Windows PX home to Windows PX Professional Forum Instal xp on computer with windows 7 Forum PCMCIA slots need more power??? HELP! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !