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Windows 7: windows 7 home is best or win 7 pro

03 Aug 2012   #1

windows 7 Pro 32
windows 7 home is best or win 7 pro

hi all can some 1 tell me is win 7 home is best or win 7 pro now a days i m using win 7 pro 32 bit but after updates from Microsoft my wireless card not work so i decided to downgrade to win 7 home can some 1 guide me which windows is best ?

my system is Compaq hp NC 6400

2.0 core 2 due 1 GB ram..

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03 Aug 2012   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro x64

Well for using only 1GB of RAM, running windows 7 isn't a good idea. Mostly, Win7 requires atleast 2GB of RAM. But to answer your question, I would run Win7 Home.

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04 Aug 2012   #3
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise

Hello Addan, and welcome to Seven Forums.

It's not really which edition of Windows 7 is best, but more of which edition of Windows 7 has the features that you need or want versus the price difference between them. The tutorial below can help you compare the features between the different editions of Windows 7 to help make a decision with.

Compare Windows 7 Editions

Hope this helps,
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04 Aug 2012   #4

windows 7 Pro 32

thanks all let me see once again thanks.
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04 Aug 2012   #5
Microsoft MVP


It's more important to get a perfect Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7
on adequate hardware than which version you run since they all perform the same.

I would upgrade to 2gb RAM if your model supports it. Google the model + memory Upgrade.

In addition I would edit the visual effects of fading, sliding, dragging intact and selection rectangle which are RAM hogs: Optimize Windows 7 - Windows 7 Forums Step 5.
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