windows 7 starter

  sunnystaines 15:27 06 Jun 2011
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had a look at comparisons between w7 o/s and the starter does not look too basic.

can i set up a home network between a w7 desktop [ultimate] and a w7 netbook [starter] to access each others files?

anyone found any annyoing drawbacks with w7 starter?

  canarieslover 15:32 06 Jun 2011

No problem setting up network and I don't miss the Aero look and inability to set your own screen background so I am pretty happy with Win7 Starter on a netbook.

  chub_tor 15:44 06 Jun 2011

Click Here to see what features are missing from Starter versus Premium and if you can live without them. Personlly I like the Peek, Shake, Snipping Tool, Homegroup capabilities which is why I upgraded from Starter to Premium.

  sunnystaines 15:58 06 Jun 2011

chub_tor thanks i had checked out this one from a google search, posted in case there was sometrhing it missed.

canarieslover that you for the feedback. just doing some homework looking at a netbook/lappy

  Ian in Northampton 17:12 06 Jun 2011

One thing I know gets people is one of the more trivial things - I believe you can't change your desktop image with Starter. But sometimes it's the little things...

  RussB78 19:07 06 Jun 2011

I upgraded mine to full version through amazon, very easy to do and in my opinion well worth it, but have to say the starter edition did work ok, just that I like the the full version best.

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