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Windows 7: Windows 7 "N" versions up on TechNet

22 Oct 2009   #1
zrtom

W8 Pro, W7 Ultimate, XP Pro x64, Vista x64, Ubuntu
 
 
Windows 7 "N" versions up on TechNet

N versions of Starter, Home Premium, Professional, Ultimate and Enterprise were put on TechNet a little while ago. These are the "Not with Media Player" versions.


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22 Oct 2009   #2
Xcode

WIN 7 Ultimate 7127 RC
 
 

I was wondering what the N was for. Why not include the media player?

Can the media player be DL'ed and installed? Are they forcing silverlight on N versions?
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22 Oct 2009   #3
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

The "N" editions are required by the EU not to come with Media Player.
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22 Oct 2009   #4
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

zrtok

Nice, bet not many ppl knew that. +rep

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