Windows 10 Pro vs Windows 10 Home

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  1. ggrant3876

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    Is there anyone on the forum that's upgraded to Windows 10 Pro and was it worth it. Until the 25th of this month I can get the Windows 10 pro upgrade from PC Word for just $39.00. Not sure if it's even worth $39.00 for what you get.
     
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    I have 2 Win 10 laptops in the house (well...3 if you count my company issued work laptop) and the one running Win 10 Pro is very slow compared to Win 10 Home. It's very noticeably slow. Both laptops are several years old and were Win 8 laptops when new. My government issued work laptop is fairly new and Win 10 Pro runs great on it. I think Pro needs to be on a newer chip / motherboard to really get the benefits. Just my 2 cents.

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    For $39.99 I went ahead and upgraded to Pro, more security features.
     
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    Nice. Not a bad price for an upgrade like that.

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    Biggest difference is a little tighter security and more networking options in Pro.

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    For $39.99 I couldn't not get it.
     
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    if you're running a small business or perhaps plan to develop software, then Windows 10 Pro would be a wise investment.