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Windows 7 Home or Professional?

extr3me

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#1
Is there a big difference between those two as for casual gamer?
 

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Professional will give you XP mode. For a gamer, that about the only advantage it has over home premium.
 
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For a casual gamer, no. Pretty much all games I've tried work on Windows 7.
 

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Thanks people