Justin

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Hello everybody. I upgraded my Windows XP Home to Windows XP Pro. While it
was installing something happened. I saw an error. I couldn't remember it but
now XP Pro doesn't run properly. I was going to reinstall it but instead of
upgrade I clicked new installation. I didn't install it becasue I was scared
that it's going to delete all my files and I have A LOT! So when I do a new
installation will it delete my files?
 

Jerry

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Boot from the XP CD and opt for a repair install. Select a repair of the
previous Home installation.

If you do anew installation it should create a complete new everything for
Pro and leave Home as is and give you a dual-boot option.

"Justin" <Justin@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:7D3DCAA0-9360-4D60-9DE2-9144800DA527@microsoft.com...
> Hello everybody. I upgraded my Windows XP Home to Windows XP Pro. While it
> was installing something happened. I saw an error. I couldn't remember it
> but
> now XP Pro doesn't run properly. I was going to reinstall it but instead
> of
> upgrade I clicked new installation. I didn't install it becasue I was
> scared
> that it's going to delete all my files and I have A LOT! So when I do a
> new
> installation will it delete my files?
 
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Justin wrote:
> Hello everybody. I upgraded my Windows XP Home to Windows XP Pro.
> While it was installing something happened. I saw an error. I
> couldn't remember it but now XP Pro doesn't run properly. I was going
> to reinstall it but instead of upgrade I clicked new installation. I
> didn't install it becasue I was scared that it's going to delete all
> my files and I have A LOT! So when I do a new installation will it
> delete my files?


Anyone who doesn't back up before upgrading deserves everything they get
when it goes wrong. Of course it will wipe out your files!
--
My great-grandfather was born and raised in Elgin - did he eventually
lose his marbles?