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Toxikk    0

simple as this, pro or home?

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masterbug    0

pro

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Toxikk    0

im thinking of moving to home edition at home and leaving xp at work. is there less stuff that boggs the system down in home? im noticing a lot of explorer errors and ish in pro.

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shockz    6,890

Home - never tried Pro, so can't compare.

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pluggz    0

pro

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lister    0

I have XP Home and it cost me ?90 I bought it back in November.

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The Hooded Claw    0

Used both but Pro has too many features I'd miss...

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Dazzla    5

You won't see much difference in terms of stability and speed between the two.

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StOnD    0

Pro is WAY better than Home. I've used both on my home computer and Home was very quick to develop problems. Home seemed to have a problem with my zip drive, where it would hang during bootup if there wasn't a disk in the drive. Pro never did that. Home also had problems repartitioning my secondary hard drive, It would crash and reboot all the time when I worked in the disk manager, Pro never had problems doing that either.

Pro's extra features are also good.

We still use mostly Windows 98/2000 where I work.

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amoeba    0

Anyone with Home is a fool.

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Steven    80
Originally posted by amoeba  

Anyone with Home is a fool.

Home Sucks! because of pro I don't need to buy a 2000.00 laptop!baddabing! thank you for remote desktop microsoft! Home Edition users, sucks to be you, ya just can't use that feature!

Professional is simply better why?

Its all of XP, and Home Edition is a subset of it.

If anyone says Professional is worse than Home, they'd have to be wayyyyyyy off their rocker.

The only branch of Windows XP that exists is Home Edition, Professional is the trunk of the tree! :D

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OrangesOfCourse    12

using pro.. :)

Thank You ;)

Space Guy Out

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Dazzla    5

using pro on PC and Mac...

Thank You :right:

Dazzla Out

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dysektor    0

lol Dazzla :D

I like Pro more, mainly because I've never used Home :)

But I like Remote Desktop a lot...I access my home computer a lot from other computers :)

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KoL    36

I dont care where you got your OS you fool - Edit by Neobond (Neowin Admin)

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hurting101    0

Used home, and Pro. Home didn't have gpedit, nor would let me use recovery console. So I was forced to switch.

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jwndw    0

Home sucks! Too many missing features I need and way too flaky with my hardware. All my CD burning and network problems went away when XP Home went away.

Jim

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liar2    0

Got Pro Corporate edition :D

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iconman    0

I have a question for you guys

I currently have Home and I want to upgrade to Pro

1. Should I Uninstall Home first then install Pro.

if I do uninstall home will i lose anything?

2. should i just put the PRO cd in and install it.. will it install over HOME?

Thanks REPLY ASAP :cheeky:

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MaxPayne1357    0

Just cause i use home doesnt meen i suk does it? Plz tell me what is missing in Home that i need so much.

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Steven    80
Originally posted by iconman  

I have a question for you guys

I currently have Home and I want to upgrade to Pro

1. Should I Uninstall Home first then install Pro.

if I do uninstall home will i lose anything?

2. should i just put the PRO cd in and install it.. will it install over HOME?

Thanks REPLY ASAP :cheeky:

You can upgrade from home to pro, just pop in the cd and run the upgrade, what will happen is it'll basically unlock and install all the pro features, your migrating from one xp to another, so in this case i think the upgrade path would be just fine.

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Steven    80
Originally posted by MaxPayne1357  

Just cause i use home doesnt meen i suk does it?  Plz tell me what is missing in Home that i need so much.

you don't suck. just just have no control over what you do, basically.

there's an important piece of XP missing in Home Edition. GPEDIT.MSC. without that you have no way of controlling what a user can and cannot do in XP.

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iconman    0
Originally posted by xStainDx  

You can upgrade from home to pro, just pop in the cd and run the upgrade, what will happen is it'll basically unlock and install all the pro features, your migrating from on xp to another, so in this case i think the upgrade path would be just fine.

So it won't delete anything Icons, Programs 4 XP, Service Packs?

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Steven    80
Originally posted by trashpickinman  

check out this page

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/pro/how...ding/matrix.asp

why don't you look at that diagram again!

Previous Version - Windows XP Home Edition, YES!

you cannot go from PRO to HOME! and even if you could, why the hell would you want to? :shrugs:

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