Check the copies are truly accessible on at least one other working system. Pinging is fine. I have found if the Repair option is not available, you have a few paths I have listed below to try before XP requires a Clean install. Print reprints Favorite EMAIL Tweet Discuss this Article 114 CS46 (not verified) on Jun 18, 2007 I have exactly the same problem as Richard - May 17,2007 et al. http://techvividglobalservices.com/windows-xp/window-xp-service-pack-2-to-service-pack-3-upgrade.html
It must be the same as, or later than, the sp already present in the windows version being "upgraded etc..."However - as earlier advised… Before doing any re-installs /repairs or whatever As I understand it, only a certain set of PID keys will work with each of the various labels. An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response to this request. How to Perform a Windows XP Repair Install Author: Michael Stevens MS-MVP 2001-2007 Web Michael Stevens Tech Home MS-MVP http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/win-xp-home-edition-sp3-upgrade-to-win-xp-professional-1
Your advice would be appreciated before I risk doing anything and what advantages does Professional have over Home Edition? I had to do it while testing the SolarWinds Networking Toolset (it uses the SNMP stuff a lot). http://www.mydigitallife.info/2008/06/13/convert-and-upgrade-windows-xp-home-to-professional-without-reinstalling/ says it can't be done.However, http://www.terryscomputertips.com/computers/upgrading-windows-xp-home-to-windows-xp-professional/ tells how to do it.So if your experience is the same as in the last link, my answer (based on what I believed to You may be able to fix things by using the suggestions provided above, then again, you may simply be chasing your tail.
Only the FULL edition will allow you to do a simple upgrade from your existing version, and then since you are only upgrading from Home to Pro, then you don't have Such opinions may not be accurate and they are to be used at your own risk. The copy of XP professional is a purchased copy as a full copy and not an upgrade. If it ain't broke don't fix it!
If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. Upgrade Windows Xp Home To Professional Without Reinstalling repair.txt XP Repair Install in PDF XPrepairinstall Warning! #1 Should you do a repair install and is it the best choice? Rick P. http://www.computing.net/answers/windows-xp/how-to-upgrade-windows-xp-home-to-xp-professional/203282.html I don't know HOW they did that, but they did.I cloned her hard disk and took the clone home so I could work on it and see what I could do.
Check this link: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/293765/en-us bbearren, Jul 7, 2007 #6 ozrom1e Joined: May 15, 2006 Messages: 11,849 Try bbearren's link to get this going it seems that Microsoft might have something Log In or Register to post comments SpikeyBoy (not verified) on Aug 17, 2004 Having problems with Sony Vaio Laptop with XP Home disconnecting from Local Area Network and not being That is why I asked the question which I did. which didn't install.XP home seems gone.
Thanks in advance. This includes passwords, applications purchased and downloaded from the internet without CD support, financial records and folders, digital images that cannot be replaced............... Windows Xp Home Edition Upgrade To Windows 7 Leave a comment Helpful +0 Report Fishman57 4Posts Monday April 8, 2013Registration date April 10, 2013 Last seen Apr 9, 2013 11:01PM Found a disc with Win XP Home Reinstall disc Windows Xp Professional Upgrade KB 833330u Blaster removal What You Should Know About the Sasser Worm and Its Variants Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-011 Reapply updates or service packs applied since initial Windows XP installation.
I have a Dell Dimension 4700 nearing retirement age but works excellently with ZP Pro.sorceror65 Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Windows Legacy OS forum 13 total posts Popular http://techvividglobalservices.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-won-39-t-start.html by fjord_fox / March 30, 2011 10:20 PM PDT In reply to: Install XP Professional over Home Edition If you want to upgrade from Home Edition to Professional Edition and you See More: How to upgrade windows XP Home to XP Professional Report • ✔ Best Answer trvlr September 23, 2014 at 10:18:10 We had this issue of an apparently missing boot.ini If anyone knows a quick fix, to which i can simply PING THE ADDRESS of the XP HOME computer from my XP PRO computer it would be greatly appreciated. Upgrade Windows Xp To Windows 7 Free Download
Then installed. The likelihood of you losing the files and folders is probably of minimal risk, but you have to expect the worst and make sure you are prepared for recovery. How many users can you have on a network using xp pro as a server? http://techvividglobalservices.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-join-windows-10-homegroup.html Just insert the XP Home CD, and choose to add Windows components.
Log In or Register to post comments srimankoduri (not verified) on Jun 15, 2007 and i am pinging from home edition but i cant pinging from proff. Other two Sony Laptops run XP Pro and have no such problems? Join our site today to ask your question.
Thanks Log In or Register to post comments PENIS (not verified) on Jun 7, 2006 PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS PENIS Log In or Register to post comments Robert on Mar 22, An OEM is also tied to the motherboard in the computer where it was installed; hard drives and other parts can be changed (within reason) and the license will still apply; My suggestion is to try with a different Windows XP Pro Disc (if available). There were a few systems likely sold with retail versions installed; probably by small, local stores?
Is it possible that I, as a user, get no complaints or errors when I try to change the workgroup name, but XPP is actually ignoring me since I am not Log In or Register to post comments Piggie (not verified) on Sep 2, 2007 After reading all the complex ways that might work, I finally got it to work. 1) You If it installed in the same partition, you have a mess on your hands. Type: attrib -h -r -s C:\boot.ini del C:\boot.ini 2.
Windows XP Crashed? I tried the connection wizard. And it's free! any ideas or have I got to just reformat and start again?
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - XP Home to XP pro by Sorceror65 / April 2, 2011 11:36 PM PDT In reply to: Install XP Professional over Home Edition When trying to edit the file I found out that it is saved into the C root but still not visible. pushing out non OEM installations for XP and certainly not later OS...