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Well looks like Premium
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post #42 of 48
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Originally Posted by Mmansueto View Post
i would get ultimate, if you plan on having this PC on a network (Domain controlled), you can not do that in Premium. That is why i had to have Ultimate. I have Server 2003 running on a box at home.
Are you telling me that Vista Home Premium doesn't have the client for Microsoft Networks? I find that hard to believe that it can't join a windows domain. Windows 95 can do that.

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post #43 of 48
Quote:
Originally Posted by Anth0789 View Post
The Home Premium uses less services so its better to me in my opinion, So I say Home Premium x64. If you have extra cash then go for the Ultimate then,but i really dont see much a difference between the two.

Check this video:
YouTube - Is Windows Vista Ultimate Better than Home Premium?
i am sorry but he annoys me soooo much i feel like punching him (i am not normaly a bully)

anyway i think u should go for premium

heres the diffrence

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/pro...ns/choose.mspx

i dont think its worth spending more on ultimate
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post #44 of 48
Personally, I'd go with Premium. I was thinking about Ultimate, but I the only extra feature I'd use would be full backup and you can get a full suite like Acronis for that.

Besides, you can get Premium x64 OEM for $100 on NewEgg
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post #45 of 48
Quote:
Originally Posted by RobRedbeard View Post
Are you telling me that Vista Home Premium doesn't have the client for Microsoft Networks? I find that hard to believe that it can't join a windows domain. Windows 95 can do that.

Rob
Here is some info about it. i was shocked as well. i had to get Ultimate because Premium doe snot allow you to connect to a Domain.


http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929543
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post #46 of 48
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mmansueto View Post
Here is some info about it. i was shocked as well. i had to get Ultimate because Premium doe snot allow you to connect to a Domain.


http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929543
That is shocking. Still I like my premium
    
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post #47 of 48
Wow. I'm astounded. Especially given the scenario that most notebooks are shipping with Vista Home Premium. I really don't like they way they divided up features this time; as if putting the Client for Microsoft Networks in Vista Home Premium should affect its price.

Rob
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post #48 of 48
Prem. You don't really need all those extra features, a lot of people disable them anyways. Save like $100 for more RAM!



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