WinXP Home to WinXP Professional

Discussion in 'Windows Update' started by Steve, Dec 15, 2004.

  1. Steve

    Steve Guest

    I have a WinXP Home machine that i want to upgrade to WinXP Pro. When I try
    to upgrade, I get a message saying that my version of Cisco VPN 3000 and
    Roxio CD copier 5.0 will not run under WinXP so the upgrade stops. I check
    the website for the VPN and it said that it works under WinXP but I thought
    maybe they just didn't support Pro. I tried to run the installer for WinXP
    Home (just to see if i would get the same message there) and I did. This is
    odd since I have been using both programs for a year under WinXP Home. Any
    thoughts on work around for this? I could just uninstall the programs and
    re-install, but I don't have the software for the VPN any longer and I don't
    want to upgrade if I am going to have a problem with them since I use the VPN
    software everyday.
    Steve, Dec 15, 2004
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  2. Steve

    rotric Guest

    Hi Steve, this happens if you upgrading over a previous installation,
    without doing a clean install. I had issues similar to yours, but a
    reformat and a clean slate install always solved it for me.
    Someone will prolly give you an answer on how to work around it.
    Good luck.
    rotric, Dec 15, 2004
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