Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Home Premium or Professional

24 Jul 2009   #1
Monsta

windows 7 home premium
 
 
Home Premium or Professional

Hi all. Just joined the forum as i am about to pre order Windows 7 and wondered if there are any recommendation as to which version I will be needing, Home Premium or Professional?

I'm currently running Vista Home premium.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
24 Jul 2009   #2
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

You might find Compare Windows 7 Editions useful in making your decision.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 Jul 2009   #3
Monsta

windows 7 home premium
 
 

Thank you. I'll take a look at it. If I install the Windows 7 7600 release will I have to reinstall when I get my full copy in October?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

24 Jul 2009   #4
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Yep
My System SpecsSystem Spec
25 Jul 2009   #5
Victek

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Monsta View Post
Hi all. Just joined the forum as i am about to pre order Windows 7 and wondered if there are any recommendation as to which version I will be needing, Home Premium or Professional?

I'm currently running Vista Home premium.
.
In a nutshell, "Pro" is needed to join a network domain, run seamless "XP Mode" and act as a Remote Desktop Host.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
26 Jul 2009   #6
Monsta

windows 7 home premium
 
 

Thanks for that. Think i only need to opt for home premium.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Home Premium or Professional




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
W7 Home Premium upgrade to Professional possible?
Hi, I mistakenly ordered a new laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium and as a result - am unable to add it to the work network domain - I just screwed up. Is it possible to "upgrade the O/S" (pay to have it unlocked) and change it to "professional" or whatever is needed? Thanks in advance. John
Network & Sharing
Down grading to home premium from professional
Hi, since purchasing my laptop i have upgraded to windows 7 Professional from Home premium which came with it. My question is how do i remove professional to get back to home premium (OEM)? i want to use the professional key for a new desktop i am building. My thoughts are a clean install (and i...
Installation & Setup
Home Premium Vs. Professional
Hey guys, I was wondering if someone could outline some of the important differences between 64bit Home Premium and 64bit Professional. Thanks!
General Discussion
Win 7 Home Premium crashing, will Win 7 Professional?
Hello Everyone, I have a Dell Inspiron 1525 running Windows 7 Professional 32-bit and a Dell Studio XPS running Windows Home Premium 64-bit. I run Dragon NaturallySpeaking ver. 11 software very often on both machines. I'm happy with Windows 7 but I've noticed in the Home Premium version,...
BSOD Help and Support
Home Premium or Professional?
For those of you pre-ordering- which version are you going with? Home Premium or Professional?
General Discussion


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 17:05.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App