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    I have a laptop with Windows XP home edition, OEM license.

    Is this legal to upgrade with Windows XP Pro OEM license?

     

    Thanks

    Thursday, May 15, 2008 2:43 AM

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  •  M.A Locas wrote:

     

    I have a laptop with Windows XP home edition, OEM license.

    Is this legal to upgrade with Windows XP Pro OEM license?

     

    Thanks

     

    In order to upgrade from Windows XP Home Edition to Windows XP Professional, you must purchase a "retail version" of Windows XP Professional.  An OEM version of Windows XP Professional can only be used if you wish to reformat your hard drive and perform a "clean install".

    Thursday, May 15, 2008 6:18 PM
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