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  1. #1

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    Windows 8 x64

    Windows 8 Editions


    Can any one link me to MS page which compares different Windows 8 editions ?

    Quick question , I was using Windows 7 Ultimate (will all features), which Windows 8 edition is like windows 7 ultimate ?

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  3. #3

    Posts : 5
    Windows 8 x64

    Thanks , got this in tutorials

    Compare Windows 8 Editions

    Whats the difference between

    Windows 8 (x64) English
    3416 MB
    File Name: en_windows_8_x64_dvd_915440.iso
    SHA1: 1CE53AD5F60419CF04A715CF3233F247E48BEEC4


    Windows 8 Enterprise (x64) English
    3329 MB
    File Name: en_windows_8_enterprise_x64_dvd_917522.iso
    SHA1: 4EADFE83E736621234C63E8465986F0AF6AA3C82

    Any one ?
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    Windows 8.1 Pro

    Windows 8 is the home edition. Windows 8 Pro has more features. Windows 8 Enterprise is the same as pro, except that activation is handled by a key management server.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mystere View Post
    Windows 8 Enterprise is the same as pro, except that activation is handled by a key management server.
    Or via a Multiple Activation Key (MAK). Usually with a KMS, you have to have at least 25 clients ready to go before you can activate your KMS server. For smaller companies, who still utilize enterprise agreements with MS with Software Assurance, but don't have 25 clients ready, often times the MAK key is the way to go.
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  6. #6

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    Windows 8 x64

    Got it thanks
    Last edited by SK8; 25 Aug 2012 at 05:02.
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