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XP Home SP3 to XP Pro SP2 Upgrade(Downgrade?) Problems

XP Home SP3 to XP Pro SP2 Upgrade(Downgrade?) Problems

I bought a netbook with XP Home SP3. I am trying to upgrade/downgrade to an earlier version of XP Pro Sp2.

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"You can't use the lower SP media without updating it to the same SP.

Depending on how you're licensed with Microsoft, your options are:

Download an ISO for XP Pro SP3 via MSDN/Partner sites
Download SP3 seperately, then 'slipstream' it into your XP Pro media

There's a guide for updating an XP install media here:

http://lifehacker.com/386526/slipstream-service-pack-3-into-your-windows-xp-installation-cd"