xp home or xp pro?

  Superstylin 23:44 17 Aug 2005

i'm looking at buying a laptop and have seen some good deals. some have win xp home and some have xp pro....i'm not a business user and my needs are mainly media and internet. i assume home would be the semsible choice but if a system which has a better spec comes with xp pro should i still go for it?

shortened, the question is, are there any drawbacks to xp pro for the uses intended?

thanks in advance

  DieSse 23:58 17 Aug 2005

"are there any drawbacks to xp pro for the uses intended?"

None at all.

  Superstylin 00:00 18 Aug 2005

it seems you're the only one reading and answering my posts!

  DieSse 00:11 18 Aug 2005

Just co-incidence - but happy to help.

  johnnyrocker 00:28 18 Aug 2005

in my opinion pro has more versatility and gives many more options than home.


  Superstylin 00:48 18 Aug 2005

versatility and options in terms of what johnny?

  johnnyrocker 00:50 18 Aug 2005

flexibility in all sorts of ways but if you are not a proficient user it will not make any difference to you.


  Superstylin 00:52 18 Aug 2005

is xp pro much larger in file size then since it has these additional attractions for proficient users? am i gonna waste a lot of disk space?

  johnnyrocker 00:56 18 Aug 2005

how big disk space do you have?


  Superstylin 00:57 18 Aug 2005

i plan on 60gb

  johnnyrocker 01:00 18 Aug 2005

get pro and save any hassles


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