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Reply You are correct, it does not show in the ADD/REMOVE so I either pay the $199 or restore from ORIG CD, correct? Thanks

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  • technet Apr 19, 2008

    Thanks-I will try those solutions;

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Hello - not certain if you received this information, as it was posted on the primary page...

Do you have a backup from before the upgrade was done? Or, in the alternative, do you have the original CD / restore CD that came with your PC?

What is $199 for? If you had a valid license for the program, there should be a way for us to find a solution without purchasing it again. It may mean a call to Microsoft...

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  • Cheryl Whalen Apr 19, 2008

    technet -



    Sorry, I got it - the $199 is for the Pro upgrade.

    One more thought, however, you mght try to see if your original CD will allow you to do a "repair" to bring it back to the Home version. I have not tried this, so I don't know what the result might be, but if you back up your data files, the reinstall from original should not be too bad. Please notify if you need further assistance. Thanks.

  • Cheryl Whalen Apr 26, 2008

    Hi there, technet. Just curious to make sure that all is well, and how you decided to move forward with your issue. Also, if you feel that I was helpful in bringing this to conclusion, could you rate at FixYa? Thanks, and please let me know if I may be of further assistance.

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