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XP media to XP Professional

by oldmor / June 15, 2014 2:44 AM PDT

Can I upgrade my xp media version to an xp professional version not that Microsoft does not support the xp versions?

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I don't think
by Jimmy Greystone / June 15, 2014 2:48 AM PDT

I don't think there was ever any supported means of doing this short of a fresh install, but there'd be little reason to do so since the only thing XP Pro really offered over Home/Media was the ability to join an ActiveDirectory domain. Any administrator worth their paycheck won't be allowing new XP systems onto their domain either. They'll be doing everything they can to get rid of the ones they have as fast as possible before they get to be a serious security headache.

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Why do this? Wasn't Media Version Pro in disquise?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 15, 2014 2:54 AM PDT
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