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Windows 7 Home Premium and Professional


Abel
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I have Windows 7 Home Premium on my laptop and I’m contemplating having Windows 7 Professional on my Desktop machine. The question is, is there likely to be any conflict concerning networking and/or synchronising or any other matter?

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Can I also ask, what is meant by 'full version' of these operating systems

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mgmcc

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There shouldn't be any conflict or problems networking "Home Premium" and "Professional" versions of Windows 7. Is there a particular reason for requiring Pro on the Desktop?

Have a look at the references on this Google page for the differences between OEM and Full versions of the software.

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Thanks mgmcc! The Google link was very informative, in fact the difference between full and OEM versions is quite fundamental. The only reason I wanted the Professional version is because somehow it seems better than the Home Premium version. That's the only reason really!

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