1.    25 Aug 2015 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10 Pro Build 10525

    Windows 10 Pro vs Education


    So I recently discovered that I can get a copy of Windows 10 Education from my school for free, and I was wondering if that would be a good upgrade. I'm currently running Windows 10 Pro, but based on the few comparison tables I could find Education seems to be on par with Enterprise. I mainly just don't want to be locked into anything with my school that might give them access, I just want the feature upgrade (like Windows To Go and Hyper-V). Anyone have useful information regarding what "Education" actually is?
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    26 Aug 2015 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    New Jersey
    Posts : 1,306
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

    Install it on another drive, does it have it`s own activation key.

    Leave your Pro install alone.

    Windows

    Windows 10 Education builds on Windows 10 Enterprise, and is designed to meet the needs of schools staff, administrators, teachers and students. This edition will be available through academic Volume Licensing, and there will be paths for schools and students using Windows 10 Home and Windows 10 Pro devices to upgrade to Windows 10 Education.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  3.    26 Aug 2015 #3
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10 Pro Build 10525
    Thread Starter

    It looks like it has it's own activation key. Are there any actual differences at all between Enterprise and Education? Because if not I'll probably just upgrade (swapping drives on a laptop is a pain and I'm low on space on my TB drive with all the files I have)
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  4.    26 Aug 2015 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    New Jersey
    Posts : 1,306
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

    Read the link I posted and click compare windows editions, if that doesn`t answer your questions just Google it.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  5.    26 Aug 2015 #5
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    New Jersey
    Posts : 1,306
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

    Low on space ?

    All the more reason to put it on its own new drive, it takes 5 minutes to swap a drive in a laptop.

    And that includes getting up to get another beer
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  6.    26 Aug 2015 #6
    Join Date : Nov 2013
    Idaho USA
    Posts : 4,826
    OS X, Win 10

    Quote Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
    Install it on another drive, does it have it`s own activation key.

    Leave your Pro install alone.

    Windows

    Windows 10 Education builds on Windows 10 Enterprise, and is designed to meet the needs of schools – staff, administrators, teachers and students. This edition will be available through academic Volume Licensing, and there will be paths for schools and students using Windows 10 Home and Windows 10 Pro devices to upgrade to Windows 10 Education.
    . . .Truer words have never (maybe) been spoken. . .
      My ComputerSystem Spec

 


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Windows 10 Education watermark
So I just installed Windows 10 Education, it's up to date and activated, but I have a watermark next to clock, will it be there forever?
Windows Updates and Activation
Windows 10 education downgrade to Windows10 Pro
So I recently made a clean install from my legitimate copy of windows 8.1 Pro to windows 10 Pro, everything went good and the product was activated as the Pro version, but then one friend came to me with a windows 10 Education key and convinced me...
Windows Updates and Activation
Windows 10 Education
I work two I.T. jobs. One of them is in a college I.T. department. So, naturally, when I heard about Windows 10 Education, I wanted to find out more. Mainly, the question that popped into my mind was, "Could this be a good system to upgrade to from...
General Support
Can We Guess Your Level Of Education?
Can We Guess Your Level Of Education? I think my results were pretty good considering having only a grade 12 diploma....
Chillout Room
Office Office 365 Education free to students and teachers in US
Read more - Making it easier for teachers and students to work together - Office Blogs
Windows 10 News
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 17:26.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+ Ten Forums iOS App Ten Forums Android App



Windows 10 Forums