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Windows 7 differences

Post by AlpineKid » Thu Dec 03, 2009 3:54 pm

What is the difference between Windows 7 Home Premium and Professional whether it be 32 bit or 64 bit.
I am looking at getting two new computers with Windows 7 on them. I want to be able to see the HD from one computer from the other and all the sub-directories.

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Re: Windows 7 differences

Post by ckthecerealkiller » Thu Dec 03, 2009 4:27 pm

They are the same but with Pro you can do network backups, join a domain, apply group policy controls, it has file encryption built in, and Pro has XP mode. While with home premium you can do all of your file sharing and pretty much everything a standard user would want. Pro is usually designed for business use.

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Re: Windows 7 differences

Post by AlpineKid » Mon Dec 07, 2009 5:29 pm

ckthecerealkiller wrote:They are the same but with Pro you can do network backups, join a domain, apply group policy controls, it has file encryption built in, and Pro has XP mode. While with home premium you can do all of your file sharing and pretty much everything a standard user would want. Pro is usually designed for business use.
What is the difference between 32 & 64 bit?
You stated that the home premium will do file sharing, does that mean that I can get/open a file on the other computer and work on it? Or do I have to put the file into a file sharing folder and get/open it out of there?
Thank you for the help.

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Re: Windows 7 differences

Post by Sparky » Mon Dec 07, 2009 8:43 pm

64 bit can address more RAM than 32 bit can. 32 bit W7 can use up to 4 gb but 64 bit can use up to 128 gb.

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Re: Windows 7 differences

Post by werty316 » Mon Dec 07, 2009 10:40 pm

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