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What is the difference between Windows 10 Home and Windows 10 Pro?

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Matz Lewis Clark

Matz Lewis Clark

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Matz Lewis Clark, College student, Graduation, Orlando

Answered Aug 27, 2019

Both Windows 10 Home and Windows 10 pro are two common types of operating systems available for both laptops and home computers. They are mostly used by people due to the ease at which they can be used. Both share a lot of things in common, but also, there are some differences between them. The differences between the two types of operating systems lie in the fact that the latter is just a sophisticated version of the former, which means Windows 10 pro comes with a lot of additional features which cannot be seen in Windows 10 Home.

Both Windows 10 Home and Windows 10 pro are two common types of operating systems available for
The first major difference between the two is that Windows 10 pro comes with a feature known as BitLocker. This is a drive encryption technology which provides security to all the confidential files on your system so that other people won't have access to them. Windows 10, on the other hand, does not have this. Although, both Windows 10 Home and Windows 10 pro are equipped with remote connection, but only Windows 10 pro can be controlled using this feature

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A. Samuel, Content Manager, Masters in Marketing and accounting, Florida

Answered Jul 16, 2019

The Windows 10 Home and Windows 10 Pro are the widely used versions of Windows 10. The following are the differences between Windows 10 Home and Windows 10 Pro:

The Windows 10 Home and Windows 10 Pro are the widely used versions of Windows 10. The following
a. Windows 10 Pro contains the, which is an encryption tool that protects the files on your hard drive or external USB flash drives. This a useful feature for those that have private data on their laptop; since the private data can only be accessed with a password. In contrast, the Windows 10 Home doesn't have the BitLocker.

b. Windows 10 Pro has the "Remote desktop" feature that enables the laptop to connect to another computer in the domain remotely unlike the Windows 10 Home that does not have any remote desktop.

c. Windows 10 Pro has the "Assigned Access" feature that helps the owner to determine the app that other users can access on the laptop. In contrast, the Windows 10 Home is devoid of this feature.

d. Windows 10 Pro has a feature that arranges updates via the cloud. This affords the opportunity of updating multiple laptops and computers in a domain at the same time—from a central laptop. But, the Windows 10 Home lacks this feature.

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