Switching from Home SP2 to Pro SP1



Dr Ken Brown-Gratchev
07-10-2005, 02:20 AM
Daughter has Home SP2, but I want to switch hers to XP Pro. Unfortunately my
install disk for this is only the XP Pro SP1 version. After install, I would
then update/download to get her new XP Pro up to SP2. How do I do this
install safely from Home SP2 to Pro SP1?
--
XP-P; Linksys Wrles H-O ntwk 3 PCs 1 lptp 1 Smtfon (WM03+ActSync4 Outlk
Cal&Conts); CPUs P4 3.4G; 2GB RM; BT Kybd/Mse; ATI Rad9800P; Office03P;
NSW-AS-AV05; MS AntiSpywr; SpySwepr; SpyBot; SpyWrBlastr

Carey Frisch [MVP]
07-10-2005, 02:20 AM
Do you have a second license for XP Pro for the second installation?
If you already used the XP Pro license one one computer, than you'll
have to purchase a second license for installation on your daughter's
computer.

If you already have a retail copy of Windows XP, you can obtain
additional licenses for another computer or laptop by visiting the
following Microsoft Web site:
http://shop.microsoft.com/special/wal/walinfo.asp

Make a new Windows XP Pro CD with SP2 slipstreamed
and then perform the upgrade with the new CD.

Either one of the following utilities makes slipstreaming
(integrating) SP2 into Windows XP a breeze:

Windows Slipstreaming and Bootable CD Guide
http://www.msfn.org/articles.php?action=show&showarticle=49

or

AutoStreamer 1.0.33 (preferred)
http://www.wbeta.com/comments.php?shownews=1063&catid=2

Windows XP Service Pack 2 - Direct Download
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=049C9DBE-3B8E-4F30-8245-9E368D3CDB5A&displaylang=en

--
Carey Frisch
Microsoft MVP
Windows XP - Shell/User
Microsoft Newsgroups

Get Windows XP Service Pack 2 with Advanced Security Technologies:
http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/protect/windowsxp/choose.mspx

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

"Dr Ken Brown-Gratchev" wrote:

| Daughter has Home SP2, but I want to switch hers to XP Pro. Unfortunately my
| install disk for this is only the XP Pro SP1 version. After install, I would
| then update/download to get her new XP Pro up to SP2. How do I do this
| install safely from Home SP2 to Pro SP1?


Switching from Home SP2 to Pro SP1