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Is it possible to install xp upgrade from scratch without actually upgrading?

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I have xp home in a pc and planned on installing xp home again but realized that the cd is an upgrade version. Can I possibly install it from scratch anyway? I do not have any previous windows versions to install. I know that there are tricks out here such as the vista upgrade trick but is there one for xp?
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Usually upgrade CD's are basically the same thing as full CD's. If this is not the case, then why not download a XP Home ISO from online, burn it to a disk or to a USB drive and do your clean install.
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Thought to do an upgrade install you need a full version 98 cd but might be wrong.
I have a XP home upgrade and it used to ask me for the 98 cd before finishing but like I said been a long time since I did it.
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