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Win7 Ultimat vs. Win 7 Enterprise vs. TechNet subscription

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by LowThudd, Nov 27, 2010.

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  1. LowThudd

    LowThudd Vaping Master ECF Veteran

    I am considering upgrading between 1 and three computers(depending if two are bricked or not). I am deffinately going to run windows 7, I have Win 7 home premium 64 bit on my main laptop. I am happy w/ it, is it worth upgrading to win 7 ultimate? Also, my other laptop qualifies for a free upgrade to win 7 home premium. So that would solve two problems if a home user does not benifit from upgrading. Also, there is the 90 trial of Win 7 Enterprise, but I am not sure what the benefits of it over hom/pro/ulti are if any, or what will happen after 90 days if I like it. IF it is worth the upgrade to ultimate, I was thinking of subscribing to TechNet, which allows corperate downloads of win 7 Ultimate and a BUNCH of other programs Buy, Renew or Upgrade Your TechNet Subscription. The standard subscription supports any OS download but enterprise, seems like a pretty good deal. Alot better than purchasing win 7 ulti. Any thoughts? I really like win 7, and I am not dedicated enough to learn to use linux. I am certainly not running linux on my laptop which is still under warranty. Any thoughts?

  2. skri11a

    skri11a Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Jun 25, 2010
    I'd google for ya but I'm busy. The main difference between home and ultimate/enterprise is networking ability between machines. Ultimate has media center built in but you can still dl it. Beyond that, I'd have to look it up.

    Technet is great btw.
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