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Default Convert dell oem home into pro? - 02-20-2009, 11:23 PM

I have a dell windows xp pro sp2 cd, and a dell windows xp home sp3 cd. Is there a way I can convert the home sp3 cd to a pro cd? Can I copy the home cd to a computer,and replace the key with the one from the pro?

I ordered replacement pro sp3 cd from dell, it should be here at the end of the week.I got my runcore 32gb drive in today and want to dual boot with osx. That's why I wanted to convert the cd's right away.


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Default Re: Convert dell oem home into pro? - 02-26-2009, 03:23 PM

You can't just use a Pro key on a Home disc. Keys are tied to the type of installation CD. You can however convert Home to Pro:


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