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I was wondering what advantages you get by running Windows 7 Ultimate over Windows 7 home version?
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Ultimate has the feature which allows it to run in windows xp mode. Check out microsoft's comparison chart.
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/w...oducts/compare
    
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as daydream99's comparison also pointed out, pro and ultimate can join domains, as well as use group policy. both of which are very important to school and business networks.

if you are considering upgrading to a better version of Windows 7, strongly consider getting Professional rather than Ultimate. As this comparison chart points out, Professional and Enterprise are supported by Microsoft for an addition 5 years after Home and Ultimate reach End of Support. Unless you really want BitLocker or the extra language packs, Professional would be a better choice imo.
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