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Windows 7: What to Choose??

05 Nov 2009   #1
broface301

vista home premium
 
 
What to Choose??

Im trying to upgrade my dell inspiron 1720 with windows vista home laptop up to windows 7. Im in college and therefore get the special discount of upgrading to windows 7 home premium for only $29.99. This discount also allows me to choose to upgrade to windows 7 professional for the same price.
I use my laptop for some gaming, music, doing homework (which includes programming and related courses), and messing around with any new fun software i can get my hands on.

What should i get?
-steve


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05 Nov 2009   #2
AntiSilence

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
 
 

I went with Home Premium as I didn't need any of the Pro features. Works a treat on my home PC, but if you can get Windows 7 Pro for a good price, go for it!
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05 Nov 2009   #3
sup3rsprt

XP, Seven, 2008R2
 
 

Pro is more feature rich than Home Premium. I would get Pro.
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05 Nov 2009   #4
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

Pro although Ultimate is the best if you want everything.
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05 Nov 2009   #5
sup3rsprt

XP, Seven, 2008R2
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Frostmourne View Post
Ultimate is the best if you want everything.
Thanks for stating the obvious, but Ultimate is not an option here...
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05 Nov 2009   #6
TheSchaft

Windows 7 x64 HP, Windows 7 HP, Windows 7 Ult
 
 

Go for the Pro version - more features (which you may only use once in a blue moon) for the same price is a no-brainer.
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05 Nov 2009   #7
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

As Pro includes everything that is in Home Premium I would say thet the Pro is the best choice.

This is different from Vista where Home and business contained different sets of functions
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05 Nov 2009   #8
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sup3rsprt View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Frostmourne View Post
Ultimate is the best if you want everything.
Thanks for stating the obvious, but Ultimate is not an option here...
Didn't see the first part?
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05 Nov 2009   #9
DaddyRabbit

Windows 7 RC Build 7100
 
 

If they are the same price Pro is the best option.
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