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"Mark Weggeland" <MarkWeggeland@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>I noticed that my desktop startup logo says Windows XP even though I have
> Pro loaded. My laptop shows a startup logo that says Windows XP
> Professional. Why the difference?
Your laptop obviously has Service Pack 2. All machines that are pre SP2
show Home or Professional during the startup. It was removed by SP2.