I am trying to install Windows XP Home Edition on Xp Pro. How do I?

I am trying to install Windows XP Home Edition on XP Pro. How do I? I load it in the drive, reboot and it won't work.

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Without going into why you might want to do this, you may access your computer's BIOS and change the order of boot devices so that it looks first at the CD player.  When you start the computer, watch the screen carefully.  There will be a message that says something like, "to change the system settings, press F1.  The exact text, as well as the key, may be different.

Restart the computer and press the key as soon as you see the message (you'll probably just a few seconds).  Once you are in the BIOS configuration utility, navigate using the arrow keys, the tab and button.  Navigation instructions usually appear at the bottom of each screen.

Here's a 'how to' with screenshots.  Your computer may not be identical, but this should help you in the right direction: http://pcsupport.about.com/od/fixtheproblem/ss/bootorderchange.htm

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