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OS - windows home edition to windows XP - upgrade?

\015 If I have Windows Home Edition, can it be upgraded to Windows XP?If yes, how is it done?Thanks!J\015

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Yes, you would use an XP pro upgrade but the major difference between the two is the ability to connect to a server other than the Home Edition peer-to-peer (as pgh_pa_guy noted also). In other words. outside of a business/office setting there isn't much need to do it...
Home Edition is already a version of XP. XP was released in Home and Professional versions. You can find out for sure what version of software you have by right-clicking on the desktop icon for "My Computer" (or on the "My Computer" entry on the Start Menu if the icon is not on your desktop), then clicking on "Properties" from the popup menu.

If you want to upgrade from XP Home to XP Professional, you can do that with the appropriate upgrade CD. But unless you are networking in an office setting, there really are no features in Pro that you don't have in Home.

If you still have questions, please post a follow up comment and I will try to help further.
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