TBlaar

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Hi

Can someone please tell me the differences between Home and Pro.

I don't find them to be too different.
I know Pro is aimed more towards network use.

Can someone list these or summing?

PS: Please, nobody copy-paste me a link to the site, like www.microsoft.com/windowsxp. This site is aimed at the intellectually challenged.
 

pscowboy

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Pro has beefier security and networking, aimed strictly for the business market.

Home will suit you just fine. And, if you have a 95 or 98 cd, get the Home Update version. Cheaper yet!
 

TBlaar

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Thanks dude.

I am not looking at buying any of them, I have them both. And all the ones before. All legal, obviously....

No, this is a question I get asked often, so I wanna have a good answer, very technical, making my sound very clever in a very nerdish way.

Anybody have something like that, like a comparison list?
 

riser

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http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/pro/howtobuy/choosing2.mspx

Good looking your way to actual want a list.

Basically, Pro has advanced features for a business application. Remote desktop.. the security is the same, don't get that mixed up. You just have a lot more flexability with the Pro version if you're assigning groups or individual users rights. Basically something you'd experience when you have 1000 users accessing the same share - some can add, some can edit, some can only view, some can add but not delete. some can't view, etc.

Home, I believe it's more like open or closed, read/write or just read.
 

TBlaar

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Thanks man

That's the exact page I wanted. Big up to you!

I will include you in my prayers tonight..... :twisted:

Thanks again
 

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Security is not the same, riser.

There is file system encryption, and, a strong access control in Pro.

Both of which, are not available in Home. Both of which are considered security features. I did not lead this gentleman wrong.
 

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