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how do i get my programs to work after upgrade

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I did an up grade from xp to xp pro and I can find my programs on the hard drive but they are not installed with the upgrade...... How do I fix this problems wo having to reinstall everything?
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you can not. are they working when you run them from hdd ?

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well I didn't try that...... I was afraid to make things worse...... I did try with one program, I had to make a short cut to the desk top to access it, but it still isn't listed on my programs........when I did try it I had to install it again, so actually it is on there twice I think..... so the programs that need access codes I won't be able to... also, some programs don't or I can't find an setup file...

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sorry I wrote my question as a comment.... new to this.
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