XP Pro upgrade RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have xp home on my pc and have an xp pro upgrade license and CD. Will I be able to install XP pro with this or do I need an XP full cd and license?
    • Moved by JeniferA Monday, March 16, 2009 3:51 PM XP Upgrade question (Moved from Genuine Benefits to Windows XP Genuine Advantage Validation Issues (Windows XP))
    Friday, March 13, 2009 7:59 PM


  • Hello Iyassin,

    Thank you for visiting the Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) program forum. Your post is out of scope for the WGA program forum as well as out of our expertise.  Depending on what XP version you currently have would dictate the transferability and license terms.  Please read your End User Licensing Agreement (EULA). In order to read your EULA, click Start>Run, type winver and click OK, then click on the link for the license terms or EULA.

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    Volume licensing customers can use the Microsoft Volume Licensing site to find contact information in their locations. See the following link:


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    For licensing questions, please call 1-800-426-9400 (select option 4), Monday through Friday, 6:00 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. (PST) to speak directly to a Microsoft licensing specialist.


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    • Marked as answer by Stephen Holm Monday, March 16, 2009 8:16 PM
    Monday, March 16, 2009 8:15 PM