Windows 10: Windows 10 Pro vs Windows 10 Home

Discus and support Windows 10 Pro vs Windows 10 Home in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I have seen a PC that I like that comes with Windows 10 Pro installed. I have only ever used Windows 10 Home and I don't need the Pro version (it will... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by wiganken, Jan 9, 2021.

  1. wiganken Win User

    Windows 10 Pro vs Windows 10 Home


    I have seen a PC that I like that comes with Windows 10 Pro installed. I have only ever used Windows 10 Home and I don't need the Pro version (it will be a stand-alone PC with no others networked) but that's what I will get if I buy the PC.

    Q1 - Are there any extra setup steps that I need to be aware of compared with the Home version?

    Q2 - I know the Pro version comes with Bitlocker but can I ignore this (and whatever other differences there are) and just use the PC like I do my current Home version of Windows?

    Q3 - Anything else I need to be aware of in the Pro version?

    Thanks.

    :)
     
    wiganken, Jan 9, 2021
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  2. Ahhzz Win User

    Windows 10 Tweaks

    Pressing “Windows+Pause Break” (it’s up there next to scroll lock) opens the “System” Window.

    Windows 10: In the new version of Windows, Explorer has a section called Quick Access. This includes your frequent folders and recent files. Explorer defaults to opening this page when you open a new window. If you’d rather open the usual This PC, with links to your drives and library folders, follow these steps:

    • Open a new Explorer window.
    • Click View in the ribbon.
    • Click Options.
    • Under General, next to “Open File Explorer to:” choose “This PC.”
    • Click OK


    credit to Lifehacker.
     
    Ahhzz, Jan 9, 2021
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  3. Frick Win User
    Windows 10 Release Date Announced

    Windows 10 Home will be $119, Pro $199.

    Microsoft: Windows 10 Home costs $119, Pro costs $199



    Which is good news actually, because Windows 8.1 is loads cheaper than previous versions (retail licensing at Windows 7 OEM prices). And it sort of puts a huge hole in the Windows subscription theory.
     
    Frick, Jan 9, 2021
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  4. 95Viper Win User

    Windows 10 Pro vs Windows 10 Home

    Is it time for Windows 10 already?

    Again, for those that want the update reservation and you meet the requirements ---> Upgrade to Windows 10 for Free

    And, some info from the FAQ page:

    Also, some interesting info from the Specifications page:

     
    95Viper, Jan 9, 2021
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