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Is there any *disadvantage* of Win 7 pro over win 7 home?

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#1 mishax


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Posted 28 October 2010 - 10:25 AM

Hi. I have a couple of computers on which I want to install windows 7. I have the option of installing either Home edititon or professional edition. Apart from cost, Are there any *disadvantages* to installing pro edition? (I guess I'm wondering, specifically, whether pro edition may be more resource-demanding on the machines its installed on)...

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Posted 28 October 2010 - 12:54 PM

Not really a disadvantage here But you question is what is the different between home vs pro edition. The editions are based on features that fit for you Windows 7 Home is basic home edition like XP home edition while the Professional edition is for more advance than home because of the features

Here is (http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/products/compare) general overview of the editions.

With the new windows memory management I cant say much on it I have a 2GB and a Dual core processor and I am running Window Professional of my 38% to 50 percent of running idle which is normal usage

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Posted 28 October 2010 - 08:00 PM

Before you do anything, run this to find out if your systems are ready for Win7.

Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor

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