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Uninstall WIN XP PRO UPGRADE

Upgraded XP HOME to solve a WMI issue-

How do you UN-INSTALL a WINDOWS XP UPGRADE?
The upgrade does not show in ADD/REMOVE
I have 30 days to activate, and I used the 'product key' on another PC.

Cannot restore, because did not have a restore point, prior to upgrading.

Please Advise

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Unfortunately you cannot "Uninstall an Upgrade" - Do you refer "Upgrade to SP2/ SP3 or WIN98 or WIN2000 to WIN XP? Please clarify? Regardless - you will have to reformat your PC and purchase a new license key as you have used the one on another PC or you should void the license on that PC and use it on the original PC.
In short unless you do not use the license key or purchase a new one, your PC will not log-in after 30 days and you will then have to activate again using telephonic assitance (if you modem and internet connection were no configured before the end of you activation period. There is now Un-install function. Sorry.

Posted on Apr 19, 2008

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