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  1.    26 May 2017 #11
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    Windows 10 Pro

    At NewEgg today, Win 10 Pro OEM is $140 and Win 10 Pro Retail is $189. Considering the cost of the rest of your rig, it doesn't seem like $49 would be that big of a deal. I wouldn't take a chance later that I couldn't mover it for less than $50 in savings.
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  2.    26 May 2017 #12
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    W10 Insider + Linux

    Quote Originally Posted by pparks1 View Post
    At NewEgg today, Win 10 Pro OEM is $140 and Win 10 Pro Retail is $189. Considering the cost of the rest of your rig, it doesn't seem like $49 would be that big of a deal. I wouldn't take a chance later that I couldn't mover it for less than $50 in savings.
    What's wrong with Home edition for normal home user ? It's cheaper and in most cases quite enough.
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  3.    26 May 2017 #13
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    Windows 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by CountMike View Post
    What's wrong with Home edition for normal home user ? It's cheaper and in most cases quite enough.
    There is nothing wrong with Home edition. The only reason that I mentioned Pro was that it seems like a lot of hobbyists like using Pro so that they have access to Group Policy stuff.
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  4.    26 May 2017 #14

    I use Pro over Home mostly because of Remote Desktop support: absent in Home, present in Pro (and "higher" versions like Education and Enterprise). GPOs are nice, too, though...
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