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October 11, 2011 1:30:14 PM

HI I HAVE A DELL PC WITH XP HOME ON IT WITH STICKER ,I HAVE BOTH XP HOME REINSTALLATION AND XP PRO CD ,CAN SOMEONE TELL ME IF I CAN REINSTALL XP PRO OVER THE XP HOME ON THIS PC? BOTH ARE DELL REINSTALLATION CD. THANKS

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October 11, 2011 7:24:03 PM

You cannot install XP Pro unless you have a valid XP Pro license key.
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October 11, 2011 7:30:03 PM

What is the make and model of the dell?Most XP dell machines will take either Home or Pro and will still activate as long as they are dell install discs.In most cases you don't even have to put the key in!
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October 11, 2011 11:08:06 PM

DELL DIMENSION 3000 THATS WHAT MY PC IS AND BOTH THE CDS ARE DELL I HAVE THE KEY FOR XP HOME ON MY PC
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October 19, 2011 3:53:47 PM

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October 19, 2011 3:57:10 PM

I HAVE A DELL DIMENSION 3000 BOTH OF MY REINSTALL DISKS ARE DELL I HAVE ""HOME AND PRO""" I WOULD LIKE TO INSTALL THE PRO. BUT MY STICKER SAID ITS FOR THE HOME CAN I REINSTALL WITH THE PRO DISK?
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October 19, 2011 7:02:31 PM

It most cases it will work and activate!
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October 19, 2011 7:16:10 PM

Thanks for the best answer!
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October 19, 2011 7:16:20 PM

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