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Windows 7: Which version?

07 Nov 2009   #1
desktopsupport

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Which version?

Hello all,

Quick question here. I plan to buy Windows 7 but will only be using to for home use and only for gaming, etc. That said, which version would be best for me? I was considering Home premium. I would be buying the full version and not the upgrade. Any suggestions?


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07 Nov 2009   #2
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Get Professional version. Recommended for all purposes.
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07 Nov 2009   #3
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by desktopsupport View Post
Hello all,

Quick question here. I plan to buy Windows 7 but will only be using to for home use and only for gaming, etc. That said, which version would be best for me? I was considering Home premium. I would be buying the full version and not the upgrade. Any suggestions?
It of course is a matter of opinion, but I agree with you. Home Premium has most of the features that most users need. If you go to the Microsoft site, they have a chart that compares the features of the different versions. Take a look, I think you will see that choosing HP is the best way to go.
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07 Nov 2009   #4
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Home Premium meets the needs of about 95% of the worlds home population. You should be all set.
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07 Nov 2009   #5
poin2

Windows7
 
 

There are no performance differences. They just add features as you go up their ladder.

Very high odds you'll be plenty fine with Home Premium for home use and gaming.

And if you're installing on a machine where you already have a Windows OS, go with the less expensive upgrade version. Some people think you need the full version to do a clean install, and that's not the case.
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