different versions of windows

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by banter, Sep 26, 2003.

  1. banter

    banter Guest

    What is the difference between winxp pro retail, oem, vlm?
     
  2. Petros

    Petros Thief IV

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    The VLM is definitely the most used. I don't know about the rest. :)
     
  3. sboulema

    sboulema Moderator

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    pro retail is the normal version you buy in stores
    pro oem is the version pc companies ship with a new bought pc
    pro vlk (Volume License Key) is the version for large companies which have licenses to install the windows version on a big number of pc's instead of 1...
     
  4. Khayman

    Khayman I'm sorry Hal... Political User Folding Team

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    In terms of functionality, nothing
     
  5. banter

    banter Guest

    i also just found winxp media centre edition. I know it obviously has new features but can it also do all the things normal xp pro can do?? thanks
     
  6. cpugeniusmv

    cpugeniusmv Computer Genius

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    sure can.