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-Noob Question- Difference between HOME and PRO ?

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-=||MIKE||=-    0

My freinds keep saying that XP HOME is lame and pro is much better ( they are lame :p )

So what is the difference between them ? :)

Thanks in advance :happy:

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Malechai    116

hmm.. used a google search with exactly "difference between home and pro"

http://www.google.com/search?q=Difference+...en+HOME+and+PRO

this was a link on the first page

http://www.winsupersite.com/showcase/windo...xp_home_pro.asp

adding microsoft to the search string brought up this result..

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/whichxp.asp

and then 3 clicks away from that page..

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/pro/how...y/choosing2.asp

see its not so hard :shifty:

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Digital.K    2

Well to my knowledge, not a whole lot, pro has extra networking stuff I know, but I think thats about it as far as the major differences go.

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-=||MIKE||=-    0

Thanks alot mate :)

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Emon    40
Well to my knowledge, not a whole lot, pro has extra networking stuff I know, but I think thats about it as far as the major differences go.

well thats why its call "HOME" :D if you dont need to join a domain why bother buying a XP PRO ...

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yudi_lks    0

Pro has remote desktop.. (I found that this is a VERY useful feature)... That makes pro different...

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Pink Floyd    15

also pro has several users difference

home = all users are admin

so home isnt a good idea if you have children that can screw up c:\windows :)

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Joel    25
also pro has several users difference

home = all users are admin

Wrong. Home supports Admins and Users.

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John    7

NT has security built in, and this includes user accounts with different levels of permissions. home and pro are each different versions XP, which is officially NT.

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