What upgrade paths does Windows XP support RRS feed

  • Question

  • A. XP Home Edition and XP Professional are available in full and upgrade versions. If you're upgrading from a qualifying OS, you can purchase the less-expensive upgrade version; otherwise, you need to purchase the full version. However, even if you purchase the full version, XP doesn't support all upgrade paths. Review the following table to determine whether XP supports your upgrade path:

    Current Version Win XP Home Win XP Pro
    Win 3.1/3.11 No No
    Windows 95 No No
    Windows 98/98SE Yes Yes
    Windows ME Yes Yes
    Windows NT 3.51 No No
    Windows NT 4.0 No Yes
    Windows 2000 Pro No Yes
    Windows XP Home N/A Yes
    Windows XP Pro No N/A
    Tuesday, May 29, 2007 7:14 AM