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Windows 10 Home vs. Windows 10 Pro: What’s the Difference, and Which One Is for You?

We are few days for launching of Windows 10. Microsoft is always differentiating its operating system with versions and in windows 10 you will get two versions of it. Windows 10 home and Windows 10 pro. In this article i will tell you everything about these two versions of windows 10 and which one is best suited for you. Let’s check it out.

Windows 10 Home vs. Windows 10 Pro: What’s the Difference, and Which One Is for You?

As we all know that Windows 10 is schedule to launch on 29th of July 2015. You all will get two variants of Windows 10. Microsoft is offering free upgrade to existing windows 7 and windows 8/8.1 users. Who have genuine copy of the above edition of windows? So, naturally if you have windows 7 Starter, home and home premium than you will be upgraded to Windows 10 home. Windows 7 pro, enterprise and ultimate users will upgrade to Windows 10 pro. Similarly editions are available to windows 8 and windows 8.1 users.

Windows 10 home edition comes with lots features compare to basic edition of windows 7 and 8. Home users will also be able to utilize the all-new Virtual Desktops option and Snap assist feature with up to 4 apps on one screen. Furthermore, they can also give a whirl to Continuum, a flagship feature of Windows 10 that lets you quickly switch from desktop mode to tablet mode. You are also bestowed with Microsoft Edge, the brand new browser in town.

The Home edition also supports Windows Update – eligible to snag automatic updates from Microsoft – and also provides security measures such as Microsoft Passport. The aforementioned features should fit an average Joe’s bill as the company is providing all the essential features in the basic variant.

The Pro edition of Windows 10, in addition to all of Home edition’s features, offers sophisticated connectivity and privacy tools such as Domain Join, Group Policy Management, Bitlocker, Enterprise Mode Internet Explorer (EMIE), Assigned Access 8.1, Remote Desktop, Client Hyper-V, and Direct Access.

Microsoft will also launch the Windows 10 Education edition which is especially designed for schools – students, teachers, staff, and administrators. The edition comes with most of Enterprise edition’s feature. It too won’t be available on sale at retail stores, though, and will be seeded out through academic volume licensing.

Microsoft has also announced the pricing of Windows 10 Edition. Windows 10 Home will set you back by $119.99 (Indian pricing yet to be announced), while Windows 10 Pro will cost $199.99. So, If you are windows 7 home or home premium users and want to upgrade to windows 10 pro than the above pricing will apply. Otherwise you can opt for free upgrades.

About Prasenjeet Kumar

I am the Founder and Author of this blog. I am a software engineer and worked as a freelancer for 7 years. I am a tech enthusiastic person and like to write on latest topics about technology, gadgets, Mobiles and Tablets, etc.

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