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$199.99 khổng lồ purchase.

Windows Store for Business.

Additional security features.

Administrative and enterprise tools.

Can join an Azure Active Directory Domain.

Knowing your needs for an operating system helps in your decision between Windows 10 trang chủ versus Windows 10 Pro. If you're a trang chủ user, Windows 10 home will take care of your computing needs. If you need complex features, such as a network domain or the ability to lớn manage group policies on several computers (such as a small office), Windows 10 Pro has these advanced features to lớn make management easy và centralized.

If your networking needs are less complicated or you have a single computer, Windows 10 home should be sufficient for an operating system. If you're on a budget, the lower price should help. If you find out later that you need more advanced features, Microsoft charges $99 khổng lồ upgrade rather than buying a new license.

Remote desktop support requires a third-party app.

Requires a third-party phầm mềm for a virtual desktop.

Windows Store for home use.

Updates occur through Windows Update.

Enterprise Mode mạng internet Explorer.

Remote desktop.

Client Hyper-V.

Group policy management.

Enterprise state roaming with Azure Active Directory.

Assigned Access.

Dynamic Provisioning.

Windows Update for Business.

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Shared PC configuration.

The bottom line is Windows 10 Pro offers more than its Windows trang chủ counterpart, which is why it's more expensive. There's nothing Windows 10 home can bởi that Pro can't. These operating systems are largely the same.

The difference is based on whether the license you activate is for home or Pro. You may have done this before, either when installing Windows, or setting up a new PC for the first time. During the setup, you reach a point in the process where you enter a 25-character hàng hóa ID (license key).

Based on that key, Windows makes a phối of features available in the OS. The features average users need are present in Home. Pro offers more features, but this refers khổng lồ the built-in functions of Windows, and many of these functions are tools used only by system administrators.

The question is, what are these additional features in the Pro version, and do you need these features?

Built-in encryption (BitLocker) & management.

Windows Defender Antivirus.

Windows Hello.

Windows Information Protection.

In addition to the user account management features, Windows 10 Pro includes Bitlocker, a Microsoft encryption utility. It can secure either the disk with the OS (for example, the C: drive) or removable media like thumb drives.

While there are other disk encryption tools available, Bitlocker integrates with your company"s infrastructure, meaning your admin can secure your machine without you having lớn worry about it.

Domain Join.

Azure Active Directory domain name Join.

Enterprise Mode mạng internet Explorer.

Remote Desktop with central management.

Client Hyper-V.

Windows Fundamentals includes some features that have been present in Windows for some time, going back to when it was originally separated into Pro and home versions.

The below examples of these have been bumped up to lớn become Pro version upgrades or features that trang chủ users can"t use until they upgrade khổng lồ Pro.

Azure Active Directory domain name Join, with Single Sign-On to lớn Cloud-Hosted Apps: Remembering your credentials lớn access enterprise apps can be burdensome for you, & maintaining those accounts is difficult for administrators. Single sign-on is a way lớn maintain one username & password và use it khổng lồ authenticate everywhere you need. Microsoft offers its Active Directory service (running from its Azure cloud) to lớn allow organizations using Windows 10 Pro to take advantage of this.Enterprise Mode mạng internet Explorer (EMIE): Many web-based business applications were originally built against older versions of mạng internet Explorer. Rather than updating khổng lồ newer browser versions and break their apps, many companies instead keep their employees on these older versions. They may not benefit from the latest & greatest web technology, but the programs they need to bởi vì their jobs work. This feature allows users with a newer version of internet Explorer to load websites và web pages using the engines from these past iterations. Users can then take advantage of better security, và still enjoy compatibility with older company apps.Remote Desktop: Remote control of your home computer is an example of a feature that almost any user would love khổng lồ have. However, the built-in Windows Remote Desktop functionality is limited khổng lồ Windows Pro users.