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Date: 06/09/05 02:31 AM

18 Responses to XP Home to XP Pro

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    punkrock_jun Male 18-29
    2 posts
    June 8, 2005 at 11:31 pm
    Link: XP Home to XP Pro - 2 Bytes to change XP to XP Pro
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    S_J_W Male 18-29
    1465 posts
    June 9, 2005 at 4:22 am
    So... anyone tried this?
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    miss-spawn Female 18-29
    249 posts
    June 9, 2005 at 4:25 am
    I have Xp pro evaluation copy.
    Nothing is compatable with it but you dont get any viruses, yet.
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    Bucher Male 18-29
    774 posts
    June 9, 2005 at 10:06 am
    fishy fishy
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    Homer Jay Male 18-29
    1135 posts
    June 9, 2005 at 10:19 am
    cool if i had xp. I still use 95 and 2000
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    paukau Male 40-49
    238 posts
    June 9, 2005 at 10:43 am
    upgrading is the big problem according to the story.
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    ilovmiguel Female 13-17
    215 posts
    June 9, 2005 at 3:05 pm
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    Mat Male 13-17
    1524 posts
    June 9, 2005 at 5:39 pm
    Sorry, I don`t speak computer... I know someone who does though...
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    Shivx Male 13-17
    56 posts
    June 9, 2005 at 6:15 pm
    Um, yeah, I highly doubt this is even legal, and if it is, then it probably breaks the liscence agreement...
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    buddy Male 30-39
    10116 posts
    June 9, 2005 at 6:57 pm
    I already have XP Pro so I can`t try it, but I wouldn`t be surprised if it works.
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    jules991 Female 70 & Over
    175 posts
    June 9, 2005 at 7:05 pm
    I have XP Pro too, so I can`t try it out...
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    Rikushix Male 13-17
    577 posts
    June 9, 2005 at 8:06 pm
    ah if you had remote desktop you could try to connect to open servs :-D
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    ace3015 Male 30-39
    914 posts
    June 9, 2005 at 9:55 pm
    wow they really get into the subject deep in their forum not that i know wtf they`re talking about lol but interesting
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    Maelstrom_x Male 18-29
    1883 posts
    June 9, 2005 at 10:02 pm
    If true, I think that is sad.

    I also have XP Pro (32-bit). I`d actually be trying the evaluation of XP Pro 64-bit but apparently you need special drivers, and I didn`t feel like going out to find them. (The disk wouldn`t install without a 64-bit hard-drive driver and the site didn`t list one available, so I didn`t bother.)

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    [DLM]Jimbo Male 18-29
    170 posts
    June 10, 2005 at 12:02 am
    If you`re gonna do that you might as well just find a mate that can get you a copy. Fractionally less dodgy than messing with your registry and doesn`t require quite so much technical skill.
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    Mr.knowItAll Male 18-29
    608 posts
    June 10, 2005 at 5:47 am
    ^^^ Exactly mate. In the words of the immortal geezer Fu-Man-Chu..."If it ain`t bloke...dont flix it"... ;-)
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    axmodean Male 18-29
    28 posts
    June 10, 2005 at 3:06 pm
    I have to disagree. Anything in the EULA that says you can`t make a change this simple is most likely non-prosecutable. Software companies put terms that they can`t actually enforce in the EULA all the time, and in many cases the whole thing gets thrown out if it gets to court.
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    p-ball4life Male 18-29
    645 posts
    June 11, 2005 at 1:13 am
    i dont know what any off that meant i have xp pro anyways

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